A pretty male Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) red shaft, perched on the edge of our bird bath just after he had a drink!
It seems as January progresses we have been enveloped in the gloomies. Natural light has been non-existant, almost! Here’s a dreamy version of a Red Shafted Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) high in the Maple tree.
A red shafted male Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) perched in a Rose of Sharon Bush is waiting for his turn at the Suet feeder! We currently have four of these beauties visiting out feeders!
A red-shafted Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) female at the birdbath in our garden. She is such a beautiful bird.
To all my friends, I have been under the weather for the past few days and haven’t been posting. I’m hoping the worst is over!
A Red-shafted Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) yelling at her mate near the Suet feeder. He was hogging the whole thing!
A pair of Northern Flickers ( Colaptes auratus). Male on the left and female on the right, enjoying some suet on a rainy afternoon.