I got some nice photos of the red-shafted form of the Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus). I had not realized until I saw these birds that the red was under the tail as well as the wing linings. The male has a red malar stripe and the female in the second photo does not.
|Northern Flicker - male|
|Northern Flicker - female|
|Eastern Meadowlark (Lillian's)|
|Yellow-rumped Warbler - Audubon's|
|Lesser Goldfinch - male|
|Lawrence's Goldfinch - male|
photos copyright 2011 David McDonald
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