Gilded Flicker

Colaptes chrysoides

Order

PICIFORMES

Family

Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Code 4

GIFL

Code 6

COLCHR

ITIS

HEAD

Gilded Flicker Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark red-brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Gilded Flicker Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-30 cm (10-12 in)
  • Weight: 111 g (3.9 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: Black breast, buff with heavy black spotting .
  • Upperparts: Pale brown with fine black barring and white rump.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Gilded Flicker Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid shallow wing beats with short glides with wings folded to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 46 cm (18 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with white barring.
  • Under Tail: Black with white barring.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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