19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Flicker Rising

A Northern flicker taking off from the ground. With wings tucked in, the Flicker is a relatively subtle bird, but when you catch them with their wings spread they are striking and colorful.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Bonney Lake, Washington, United States of America
Copyright: © Christopher Van Arsdale
Photo of the Day: 12.09.21