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Colaptes (flickers)

Wikipedia Abstract

Colaptes is the genus of woodpeckers which contains the flickers. The scientific name means "the pecker", Latinized from the Greek verb kolápto (κολάπτω), "to peck". One well-known member of this genus is the northern flicker (Colaptes auratus), a subspecies of which is known in parts of the southern U.S. as the "Yellowhammer". It is the state bird of Alabama, and the state's nickname is the "Yellowhammer State".
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Colaptes atricollis (black-necked woodpecker) (Attributes)
Colaptes auratus (Northern Flicker) (Attributes)
Colaptes campestris (Campo Flicker) (Attributes)
Colaptes chrysoides (Gilded Flicker) (Attributes)
Colaptes fernandinae (Fernandina's Flicker) (Attributes)
Colaptes melanochloros (green-barred woodpecker) (Attributes)
Colaptes pitius (Chilean Flicker) (Attributes)
Colaptes punctigula (Spot-breasted Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Colaptes rupicola (Andean Flicker) (Attributes)

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