It’s that time of year…

As I was enjoying the lovely day yesterday with my family, this odd looking “Red-shafted” Northern Flicker landed on a tree nearby…

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And then a bigger, male Northern Flicker landed next to it and I understood: This was a young juvenile waiting for its parent to give it some badly needed food! This lasted for less than a minute and then both were on their way, presumably to get and obtain their next meal…

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