Northern Flicker

There are a scant three record of this widespread Alaskan breeder in the Pribilofs. Two of these come from Saint George, one in 1904, and one in spring of 1954. The Saint Paul record comes from the fall survey of 2003, where at least one (possibly two) individuals were found in late September. Apparently the 2003 bird was frequenting the sand dunes between Little Polovina and Tonki Point. Nortehrn Flickers are very distinctive and do not have an old-world counterpart. It is possible that this species will be shown to be more regular through more extensive fall surveys of Saint Paul.