Scene from my Edmonds backyard: Three’s a crowd

Two-week old Northern Flicker babies in a Maplewood-area backyard snag –about to enter the world. (Photo by Alan Mearns)
  1. Good shot. Alan. A pair of flickers visits my suet feeders and the two “habitat trees” in my backyard. I think the stumps are too much in the open for them to dig out a burrow to nest.

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