A lone male Northern Flicker looks out over the forest from his lofty perch. Photo taken in Calgary, Alberta in Canada.

Sigma 100-300
SS 1\ 2500th second
ISO 160


northern flicker, bird, avian, wildlife, alberta, canada, inglewood, forest, spring

Photographing the magnificent Canadian Rockies and the Prairie of Western Canada.

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  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 2 years ago

    Oh my, he is so beautiful. I’ve seen him only once in my life and have one shot in my archives. Great find Michael.

  • Thank you Teresa.

    – Michael Collier

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Michael

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

    2012/04/16 1 Image per 24hrs
    Stunning capture!

  • Thank you Margaret.

    – Michael Collier

  • Alyce Taylor
    Alyce Taylorover 2 years ago

    Awesome pic :)

  • Thank you Alyce.

    – Michael Collier

  • deb cole
    deb coleover 2 years ago

    Marvelous capture! We used to see a lot of these here, but not as much any more.

  • Thank you Deb.

    – Michael Collier

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    11 April 2012…Commendable work Michael

  • Thank you Larry for the feature, I appreciate it.

    – Michael Collier

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