FEATHERY FRIDAY #76
It’s Friday! It’s Friday! It’s Feathery Friday! We’re going right out our back door for today’s adventure in search of a really cool little feathery friend!
MEET THE NORTHERN FLICKER!
Diet: carnivore: insects
Length/Weight: 30-35”/ 100-175 g
Conservation Status: common
- Northern Flickers are members of the woodpecker family.
- They have long pointed bills.
- Northern flickers often feed on the ground.
- Northern flickers long bills are used for pecking in to the ground.
- They have spotted undersides.
- Northern flickers have long tails.
We love it when we find a Northern Flicker pecking on the ground in our neighborhood. Who knew there were woodpeckers who didn’t just peck on trees for their dinner?