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Northern Flicker - Male

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A male northern flicker looking for food in the lawn.
A male northern flicker looking for food in the lawn.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Class:Aves
Family:Picidae
Genus:Colaptes
Order:Piciformes
Photo Year:2014
Phylum:Chordata
Species:Northern Flicker
Species:Colaptes auratus

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

City:Barrie
State/Province:Ontario
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Photo Attributes:Barrie, Aves, Canada, Paridae, Poecile, Passeriformes, North America, 2014, Chordata, Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus, Ontario,
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Related Links

Animals Gallery Links:Animal Pictures at National Goegraphic
Animal Planet
Animals.com
Birds Gallery Links:Atlas of Breeding Birds of Ontario
This web site, which serves as a complement to the book, contains several items that you can access online, such as species distribution and effort maps, various interactive data summaries, options to download the raw data and more.
Bird Feeder (wikipedia)
WhatBird.com
Useful site for identifying birds by various attributes.
Barrie Links:City of Barrie Web Site
Official web site for The Corporation of the City of Barrie.
Colaptes auratus Links:Colaptes auratus - on Animal Diversity Web
from site: This woodpecker ranges from Alaska eastward to Quebec, then south throughout the entire United States. Northern Flickers are migratory and winter in the southern part of this range and in northern Mexico (Palmer and Fowler 1975, Farrand, Jr. 1988, Winkler et al. 1995).
Northern Flicker Links:Northern Flicker - on Wikipedia
from site: The Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) is a medium-sized member of the woodpecker family. It is native to most of North America, parts of Central America, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and is one of the few woodpecker species that migrate.
Ontario Links:Government of Ontario, Canada
Official Governtment site for the province of Ontario.
Picidae Links:Picidae family in Wikipedia
from site: The woodpeckers, piculets and wrynecks are a family, Picidae, of near-passerine birds. Members of this family are found worldwide, except for Australia and New Zealand, Madagascar, and the extreme polar regions. Most species live in forests or woodland habitats, although a few species are known to live in treeless areas such as rocky hillsides and deserts.

Photo Data

Make:SONY
Model:DSC-HX50V
DateTime:2014:06:17 16:09:29
Exposure Time:1/250
F:63/10
ISO:200
DateTimeDigitized :2014:06:16 18:46:42
DateTimeOriginal :2014:06:16 18:46:42
Lens :4.3-129.0 mm f/3.5-6.3
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