Tree Clinging

Gilded Flicker

Colaptes chrysoides
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Length: 11 in. (28 cm )
A species closely associated with Saguaro Cactus and open desert, this woodpecker eats fruit and insects, especially ants from the ground. It makes its nest hole in a tall cactus but is often driven from the nest cavity by Starlings.

The four-digit banding code is GIFL.

Male | Herbert Clarke

Female | Richard Ditch


Desert

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Urban city
Bird Sound Type: Buzzing
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Gilded Flicker
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: December 13, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/gilded-flicker

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Gilded Flicker. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved December 13, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/gilded-flicker

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Gilded Flicker". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/gilded-flicker

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Gilded Flicker". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 13 Dec 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/gilded-flicker

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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