In the flick(er) of an eye

P1290199.JPGA Northern flicker grabs a December snack from a suet cage hanging from the eaves of Nuthatch cabin.  Of the woodpecker family, mostly we get downy woodpeckers and hairy woodpeckers, but occasionally one of these flashy dressers drops by. This is a female, distinguished by lack of a red stripe across the cheek, as seen on males of this red-shafted (Western) species. 1-anchor

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