Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker Female

Northern Flicker Female Foraging

Northern Flicker Female Foraging

Although it can climb up the trunks of trees and hammer on wood like other woodpeckers, the Northern Flicker prefers to find food on the ground. Ants are its main food, and the flicker digs in the dirt to find them. It uses its long barbed tongue to lap up the ants.

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Sounds of the NorthernFlicker

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