Gilded Flicker Identification

Adult Description

  • Medium to large woodpecker.
  • Grayish brown.
  • Barred on top, spotted below.
  • Black crescent on chest.
  • Rump white, conspicuous in flight.
  • Yellow patches in wings obvious in flight.

Immature Description

Juvenile resembles adult, but colors duller.
Relative Size

Relative Sizebetween robin and crowbetween robin and crow
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 11.0 in (28 cm)
    • Weight: 3.3-4.5 oz (92-129 g)
    • Wingspan: 18.9 in (48 cm)