Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Common and widespread across North America.
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 'Red-shafted' Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Rosebud Co., MT
25 Apr 2014
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 'Red-shafted' Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Rosebud Co., MT
25 Apr 2014

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 'Red-shafted' Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Missoula Co., MT
16 Apr 2014

Males have red malar stripes.

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 'Red-shafted' Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Missoula Co., MT
12 Sep 2013

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 'Red-shafted' Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
16 Sep 2014

Females lack red malar stripes.


Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 'Red-shafted' Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Lee Metcalf NWR, Ravalli Co., MT
28 Apr 2014

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 'Yellow-shafted' Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Wilmington, New Hanover Co., MT
3 Jan 2015

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