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Flickers (Colaptes auratus)

The yellow bellied Flicker is one of the common birds of the North American woodpeckers. Specialists at clining to trees and foraging beneath it, woodpeckers excavate secveral roosting cavities, and a nesting cavity, sometimes into live wood. Their stiffened tail, chisel-tipped bill, bony- and muscle-cushioned skull, and long-clawed strong toes anable them to live anywhere there are trees in the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa. One of the unusual woodpeckers include some of the flickers (genus Colaptes) which live in open country, walk inste4ad of hop, and nest in holes excavated in the ground or in termite nests.

Scientific Name: Colaptes aurgatus

Width: 24 Inches  Height: 18 Inches
Medium: Oil