In memory of a Red-shafted Northern Flicker

This young Flicker left the nest merely a few weeks ago. Reason of death: unknown. The feathers were scattered all over the place. From the top left: chest and ventral feathers, tail feathers, 4 underwing coverts, one black breast-band feather; left wing, uppertail coverts, right wing; primary coverts, various back feathers.

Notice the molt limit, with P4 fresh and shorter, and P5 still half encased in its sheath.
The tip of the outer-most 5 primaries is more pointed than the rest of the primaries (as in juvenal feathers).

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