[midvalleybirds] That "Melanistic Flicker" - Lewis's?

Frank Kolwicz fhkolwicz1 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 14 10:05:57 PDT 2019

It's probably a Lewis's as Joel has suggested to me.

I've never seen a Lewis's and had no idea they were so similar in size 
and shape to Flickers.

One thing, though, would a juvenile Lewis's have seriously worn tail 
feathers already? Maybe the lighting, my more or less deficient color 
vision and the distant view didn't reveal the true colors.

in Monmouth

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