Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) - The northern flicker is a medium-sized member of the woodpecker family. It is native to most of North America, parts of Central America, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and is one of the few woodpecker species that migrate.
Silhouette by Alexander Khokhlov Artist and photographer Alexander Khokhlov took this brilliant photo entitled “Silhouette”, as a part of the project “Weird Beauty”. Model is Alexandra Romanova and make-up artist is Valeriya Kutsan.
There are 4 species of royal flycatchers all with the “royal crown” which is generally only on display during courtship rituals and competitions with other males. Usually the crest is lying flat but opens up like a fan.