Scallops and Polka-Dots

A pretty pair of courting Common Flickers were in my rose bed today searching for insects. These woodpeckers seemed to favor the area of the rose bed that I had disturbed in anticipation of spring. Their black-scalloped plumage is very attractive as are the polka-dots on their under-belly.

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WildManDave1970 says ... on Wednesday, Mar 14 at 11:49 PM

Love these Flicker pics! I have only one but no where near this good. Nice Shot!! Thank you for your comments on my owl and hawk pics too.

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observingnature says ... on Tuesday, Mar 13 at 10:18 AM

Beautiful capture. Love the one with the red heart on the back of it's head.

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