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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus Scientific name definitions

Karen L. Wiebe and William S. Moore
Version: 2.0 — Published July 7, 2023

Revision History

Birds of the World

  • Version  2.0

  • Full Revision
  • July 7, 2023
  • Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Authors

Karen L. Wiebe and William S. Moore

Revisors

Karen L. Wiebe, Peter Pyle, and Peter F. D. Boesman

Recommended Citation

Wiebe, K. L. and W. S. Moore (2023). Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.norfli.02

Revision Notes

Karen L. Wiebe revised the account. Peter Pyle contributed to the Plumages, Molts, and Structure page. Peter F. D. Boesman contributed to the Sounds and Vocal Behaviors page. Arnau Bonan Barfull curated the media. JoAnn Hackos, Robin K. Murie, and Daphne R. Walmer copyedited the account. Eliza Wein revised the distribution map.

Authors

Karen L. Wiebe and William S. Moore

Recommended Citation

Wiebe, K. L. and W. S. Moore (2020). Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.norfli.01


Birds of North America

  • Version  2.1

  • Partial Revision
  • July 5, 2017
  • Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Authors

Karen L. Wiebe and William S. Moore

Revisors

Karen L. Wiebe

Recommended Citation

Wiebe, K. L. and W. S. Moore (2017). Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus), version 2.1. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.norfli.02.1

  • Version  2.0

  • Revision
  • August 26, 2008
  • Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Authors

Karen L. Wiebe and William S. Moore

Revisors

Karen L. Wiebe

Recommended Citation

Wiebe, K. L. and W. S. Moore (2008). Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Recommended Citation

Moore, W. S. 1995. Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus). In The Birds of North America, No. 166 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, and The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington D.C. https://doi.org/10.2173/tbna.166.p


Handbook of the Birds of the World

Authors

Hans Winkler, David Christie, and Guy M. Kirwan

Revisors

Guy M. Kirwan

Recommended Citation

Winkler, H., D. A. Christie, and G. M. Kirwan (2016). Yellow-shafted Flicker (HBW) (Colaptes auratus). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Authors

Josep del Hoyo, Nigel Collar, and David Christie

Recommended Citation

del Hoyo, J., N. Collar, and D. A. Christie (2015). Guatemalan Flicker (Colaptes mexicanoides). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Authors

Josep del Hoyo, Nigel Collar, and David Christie

Recommended Citation

del Hoyo, J., N. Collar, and D. A. Christie (2015). Red-shafted Flicker (Colaptes cafer). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Recommended Citation

Wiebe, K. L. and W. S. Moore (2023). Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.norfli.02