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a northern flicker in flight in Canada
February 25, 2014

Flight of the Flicker

A northern flicker flies from the nest it has chipped out of a tree at the edge of a small pond near Whitehorse in the Canadian Yukon.

See more pictures from the February 2014 feature story "Yukon: Canada’s Wild West.”

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Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic

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