See more ideas about northern flicker, beautiful birds, woodpecker. I feature free photosoftware on a regular basis, so check regularly! Thank you for your visit, comment or fave. But as most of us have found, it’s one thing to choose and truly commit […], Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus - Species Information and Photos, including id keys, habitat, diet, behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status. Shags have evolved from a family of birds who are considered primitive because they do not produce feather oils like ducks and other water fowl. Spent an hour or two experimenting with aperture and shutter speeds on various feather creatures in snow. Great Egrets were hunted nearly to extinction for their plumes in the late nineteenth century, sparking conservation movements and some of the first laws to protect birds. Two tiny feathers shed from the neck of my male pet pigeon. What’s not to love? Feather boa detail for the "Looking Close... on Friday" group. Feather light always fascinates. Northern Flickers are large, brown woodpeckers with a gentle expression and handsome black-scalloped plumage. A Killdeer puffs up its feathers to prepare for preening. The key difference is the color of the flight-feather shafts, which are either a lemon yellow or a rosy red. Exclusive for Collabor88 (NEW). The pose is from Luanes World BENTO poses - "Nowhere To Go". Northern Flickers are large, brown woodpeckers with a gentle expression and handsome black-scalloped plumage. He would go pick up a stick and deliver it to his mate and then repeat this with the feather fluttering behind. murmurs Frederick. The cork is covered with thin leather. Thanks for looking. Jan 19, 2019 - Explore Mary Sanders Lazenby's board "Northern Flicker", followed by 224 people on Pinterest. Feeding birds are forever retreating suddenly to their hideyholes when spooked on our patio. 'Iridescent' for 'Smile on Saturday'. Slightly smaller and more svelte than a Great Blue Heron, these are still large birds with impressive wingspans. After an hour or so the swan was so used having me around he thook the time to arrange his feathers. ", Feather Fall Body Effect - by Deadly Nightshade, ~ Available at - Deadly Nightshade Mainstore, Texture used for inworld sky: Full Moon Lunar Eclipse, Please RESPECT MY COPYRIGHT - "all rights reserved", [New Store] Loveless Ink - Elements - Fire (Marketplace) (Flickr), Elite Paris - Lion (DarkGold) (Mainstore), [Rezz Room] European Cat Adult (Mainstore), [VALE KOER] MOTUS CHRONOMETER SILVER (Mainstore), VARONIS - Arcus Loft // Skybox (Mainstore). My friend Tom and I were sitting in this rowboat watching a colony of egrets go about their business of building nests and sitting on eggs, when we notice this very active bird flying around with a feather stuck to its toe. All northern flickers show a bold black chest crescent, a white rump, and bright color (salmon-red or yellow) in the shafts and much of the vanes of the flight feathers and on the underwing coverts. They hunt in classic heron fashion, standing immobile or wading through wetlands to capture fish with a deadly jab of their yellow bill. All rights reserved. This cloud formation reminded me of a feather off of a very big bird, “Doesn't look like much, does he?" Powered by bugs and worms and desire. Big flights move down Atlantic Coast in fall, migrating by day. This female Northern Flicker still gets my adoration. On walks, don’t be surprised if you scare one up from the ground. "Hardly a couple of ounces of feathers and bones. Northern Flicka:Male These are in my yard ALL year long, so pretty! Here it has dropped off the stick and was heading back for another. All are much appreciated. "Macro Mondays" this week's theme "Summer Olympic Sports" HMM. The oldest known Great Egret was 22 years, 10 months old and was banded in Ohio. Please do not use this image on websites, blogs or any other media without my explicit written permission. At lower right is an abnormally colored Yellow-shafted, with a few red feathers in the wings. This photo is not authorized for use on your blogs, pin boards, websites or use in any other way except by purchase of a relevant license as above. Gorgeous, isn't it?! Feather shuttles may come off the strings at speeds in excess of 320 km/h (200 mph). To ensure that shuttlecock rotate consistently, only feathers from the birds' left wings are used. Mijn foto's en meer kun je ook bekijken op Found this Great Egret getting breakfast at a local pond. Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) - Works of the Creator - Dedicated to cruelty free living through a vegetarian vegan lifestyle according to Judeo Christian ethics. Made My Day !! Great Egrets fly slowly but powerfully: with just two wing-beats per second their cruising speed is around 25 miles an hour. I found this in my garden the other day & imagine it's a feather from a jay. Only about 5cm long. Spent an hour or two experimenting with aperture and shutter speeds on various feather creatures in snow. Early morning dew drops on a Collared Dove feather, magnifying those intricate details quite nicely too!