[Tweeters] Yellow-shafted Flicker Pix

notcalm at comcast.net notcalm at comcast.net
Sun Jan 11 18:44:14 PST 2015


Hello Christina,

Beautiful bird. It appears to be a hybrid male. The malar stripe (mustachial stripe) is red in Red-shafted and black in Yellow-shafted males.This bird has yellow wing and tail feathers and red malar stripes. It also has a gray, not brown face.

Thanks for the photos,
Dan Reiff
Mercer Island

----- Original Message -----

From: "Christina Wilsdon" <cwilsdon at gmail.com>
To: "Tweeters" <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2015 5:05:36 PM
Subject: [Tweeters] Yellow-shafted Flicker Pix

Hello, these are the through-a-window pix I took of a yellow-shafted flicker in my Woodinville garden this morning. At least I assume it is a Yellow-Shafted Flicker and not a Red-Shafted Flicker who just tends toward yellow :)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/130647994@N04/with/16073378087/

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