on film - and it took all morning.
I do believe this critter is a Yellow-shafted Flicker
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More views from my window:
Busy day in the bird world. A gazillion million starlings, numerous finches, sparrows, and the ever amusing quail, who love to hide in plain sight by mixing in with the starlings. The rest of the time they march in orderly fashion along the fence line.
The March of the Quail...