Northern Flicker or Common Flicker
Colaptes auratus
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2019 Photograph, Northern Flicker or Common Flicker (Colaptes auratus, Woodpecker Family, Picidae), Huntley Meadows, Alexandria, Virginia, © 2020.
Also called Yellowhammer, Clape, Gaffer Woodpecker, Harry-wicket, Heigh-ho, Wake-up, Walk-up, Wick-up, Yarrup, and Gawker Bird. Many of these names derive from attempts to imitate some of its calls.
Jian Zhe Li

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