Thursday, June 7, 2012

Northern Flickers

We were out in Riverside, California again and went birding with some people at UC Riverside. One of the highlights for us was the red-shafted northern flicker. We get the yellow shafted in NJ.

Red Shafted Northern Flicker
Red Shafted Northern Flicker


The Red-shafted Northern Flicker lives in western North America. They are red under the tail and underwings and have red under their tail. Males have a red moustache.


Northern Flicker
Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker

The Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker lives in eastern North America. They are yellow under the tail and underwings and have yellow under their tail. Males have a black moustache.


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