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Flicker fledgling

Posted by Jennifer Sigmon,
North Country explorer from Asbury Park NJ
June 19, 2023

This freshly fledged northern flicker visited me while I was working in our garden. He was calling for his parents and they were returning the call from afar. Our home on Black Lake is like a small bird sanctuary with so many birds nesting in our trees and bird boxes.