In the Flicker of an Eye

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The Northern flickers are ground feeding woodpeckers that usually come in April through October as they pass through.  They mainly eat ants and beetles but will eat fruit and seeds. I am always thrilled to see this bird especially just … Continued

Red Shafted Flicker

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On our trip to British Columbia, Canada in November 2011 we were fascinated to see many different species of birds.Here are some photos of the red shafted flicker that frequently visited our daughter’s garden.We first spotted the flicker sitting on … Continued