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Bird Feather ID please

Postby Blossom » Sep 15, 2012 11:25 am

My granddaughter found this little feather. . . with a perfectly shaped heart. . . any one know what bird it might be?
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Re: Bird Feather ID please

Postby bluebird » Sep 15, 2012 8:11 pm

Hi Blossom,
Your granddaughter's special feather with a heart is that of a Northern Flicker. Look at the upper tail covert area on this one I photographed with wings outstretched. You can see the tiny heart shape there. I've included a close-up view for you. :-)



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Re: Bird Feather ID please

Postby Eeyore » Sep 15, 2012 9:14 pm

Very cool!
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Re: Bird Feather ID please

Postby Blossom » Sep 16, 2012 9:58 am

Thanks Bluebird. . . I was hoping you would see this post.
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