This flicker seemed to be searching the lawn for grubs as it probed the grass with its sharp bill. It is a member of the woodpecker family, and is one of the few woodpecker species that migrate. This photo was taken on the UMCES campus, Cambridge, MD, February 14, 2013.

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

This flicker seemed to be searching the lawn for grubs as it probed the grass with its sharp bill. It is a member of the woodpecker family, and is one of the few woodpecker species that migrate. This photo was taken on the UMCES campus, Cambridge, MD, February 14, 2013.

bird insect ground feeder woodland forest

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2013-02-14
AlbumFauna > Birds
TypePhoto
Dimensions1971 x 1530
Filesize2 MB
Number of Downloads46
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)