[Tweeters] Where are the female flickers?

Philip Dickinson pdickins at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 13:36:59 PDT 2017

Female at my feeder several times this morning in Lake Stevens.

Phil Dickinson

On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 1:22 PM, Peggy Mundy <peggy_busby at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I am sure there is a simple explanation for this, hoping someone can

> enlighten me.


> I have flickers in my yard year-round. It suddenly occurred to me that

> every flicker I have seen at my feeders recently (i.e., for at least the

> past couple of weeks) has been male, based on the red "moustache." Where

> have the female flickers gone? I had both males and females earlier in the

> summer. Thanks. (Murphy's law dictates that within moments of me sending

> this message, female flickers will return to the feeders, I'll risk it.

> Hahaha).


> Peggy Mundy

> Bothell, WA

> peggy_busbyATyahooDOTcom


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