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Old Apr 14, 2011, 9:49 AM   #1
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This bird is new to our yard. Can anyone tell me what kind of bird this is? Thanks.
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Old Apr 14, 2011, 10:11 AM   #2
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Looks like some type of Flicker.

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Old Apr 14, 2011, 10:45 AM   #3
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Looks like some type of Flicker.

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That's it - a red shafted flicker I believe.

http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/northern_flicker/id
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Thanks so much for your replies. We couldn't find anyone who had ever seen one in our area.
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Yup, that's a northern flicker, aka red shafted flicker. I've seen them once or twice in Southern California, very rare and beautiful bird.
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