yellow-shafted flickeryel·low-shaft·ed flicker
a flicker (Colaptes auratus auratus) of E North America having a red, crescent-shaped mark on the back of the head and yellow wing linings
A subspecies (Colaptes auratus subsp. auratus) of the northern flicker found in northern and eastern North America, having a black crescent on the breast, a conspicuous white rump, and yellow shafts in the wing and tail feathers. Also called yellowhammer .
(plural yellow-shafted flickers)