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Common flicker, Colaptes auratus, AV2937

Physical Description

Study skin of a medium sized grey, black and brown bird with narrow beak and red shafts on its flight and tail feathers. Its body and tail are in a straight line and its wings are folded back against the body.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 45 x 45 x 245mm

Sex

Male

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