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Katherine Flickinger

Saginaw, MI, United States


Even though it’s winter, we often get visited by Northern Flickers. This one was enjoying an afternoon snack of suet when it suddenly shot away in a hurry. Moments later a Cooper Hawk landed in one of the pines in the yard. One moment there were a lot of different birds and then, there were none. Fortunately, for the birds, there wasn’t any afternoon snack for the hawk.

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Species: Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker – Fast Get Away

Fast Get Away!

2 replies on “Northern Flicker – fast get away”

Theresa Nickels says:

Glad this one got away but not before you could snap it! Beautiful color and action.

Diane Wagner says:

What a truly amazing quick shot. Good looking bird caught in live action.

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