Weekly Notes ~ Northern Flicker

These ant eating woodpeckers have had many alias’ beyond the common name of
Northern Flicker.

Cooper’s Hawk vs American Crows – Southwest Harbor

Hi all — Watched a yard encounter this afternoon that was pretty dramatic. Total time spanned maybe 5 minutes. Noticed a Cooper’s Hawk grounded in the yard today ~3 p.m., and grabbed my binoculars. It was flanked by up to 4 Am. Crows, and I noticed that the COHA had a bird in it’s talons. […]