Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Northern Flicker

I was treated to a nice view of this female Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker on Monday afternoon as it picked berries outside my kitchen window from our Virgina Creeper vine:



10 comments:

Shellmo said...

She is beautiful - I see she hadn't crushed the berry yet in her beak!

BirdingMaine said...

Sharp and beautiful Nick!

Tina said...

She is quite stunning! Flickers just have so many awesome colors..love to see them fly!

NCmountainwoman said...

Great shot of one of my favorite birds. Just beautiful.

The Birdlady said...

Perfect!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Perfect shots.
Blessings,Ruth

Kelly said...

...very cool...love that profile!!

Philip said...

Beautiful markings and tack sharp what more could you ask well done !

Rocky M said...

Wonderful capture Nick ! You are so lucky to have these so close to you.I think I saw a House Sparrow in out yard once or twice.lol

Nick S said...

Thanks guys. Rocky how nice to have House Sparrows.
I still need to see one of those...not :-)