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While sitting in a fenceline looking for deer, a family of Flicker's landed close to me. By mocking their calls, I had them interested for quite awhile. At least until the six pointer came out to eat beans.

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Fascinating, was there a food source nearby that they were interested in also? Or were they more or less interested in your calling? What call(s) did you use? The second image is excellent.

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Great shots! Did you slip these guys a mickey? I can't get them to sit still long enough for a shot!

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Thanks for comment's. These appeared to be young Flicker's and I was probably the first human they had seen. I mimicked the call they sometimes make that sounds like wee-pah wee-pah wee-pah. I haven'nt got the jungle call they make down yet and probably never will.

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