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Michaelaw
11-13-2009, 02:45 AM
This fella has moved into my hood! For those who've never heard the flicker call, it's ...Loud! I've heard him for days but today spotted him/her on a tree roughly sixty feet off my deck. I think they're beautiful, loud but striking just the same. This is roughly a 50% crop but you can see the noisy little bugger quite clearly. It never ceases to amaze me how many wild birds choose to call this urban neighborhood home:)


http://www.redzonefilms.com/pics2/flickers.jpg


The Call (http://www.all-birds.com/Sound/flicker-call.wav)

MoinMoin
11-16-2009, 08:12 AM
Lucky you, that you spotted this bird. It is very well disguised!

Mad Aussie
11-16-2009, 02:04 PM
Love the red patch on his cheek/neck!

casil403
11-17-2009, 07:32 AM
These are one of my fave birds... I've yet to get a good shot of them cuz they're quite shy!
You're right ML...they are quite noisy little buggers. :D