Northern Flicker*
Colaptes auratus
 (L 12.5" WS 20" WT 4.6 oz)
One of the few wood-
peckers that migrate.
Yellow shaft
Lawyers and woodpeckers
have long bills.
*Yellow-shafted
eastern/Taiga race
Columbus Park
Chicago, IL
13Apr2011
13Apr2011
16Sept2012
flash photo
State bird of Alabama