Flickers eat a variety of berries between fall and spring (Wiebe and Moore, 2008), some of which may contain seeds with secondary plant metabolites.
Therefore, if Flickers used fine-textured soils to ameliorate the effects of consuming dietary toxins, this alone may explain the reason for geophagy.
To determine how often Flickers consume soil, for what specific dietary purpose, and to what evolutionary end, requires further investigation.
Food and predation risk as factors related to foraging locations of Northern Flickers.
Ephemeral food resources and high conspecific densities as factors explaining lack of feeding territories in Northern Flickers (Colaptes auratus).
Lack of diet segregation during breeding by male and female Northern Flickers foraging on ants.
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We have three drag flickers
in the team, which is a rare possibility in any other team, and the forward line is very good, all the three drag flickers
are in the defence," Singh said.
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