Have you ever seen hawks, falcons, eagles or vultures do this early in the morning? To soar effectively and conserve energy while in flight, raptors must dry their flight feathers first, and this is how they do it. Beautiful too!
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.
>>>previous pinner [PERFECT image of a Crow showing all of his distinctive features and differences from a Raven. Also, 'Crows walk n Ravens hop' . NOT exactly true as Ravens DO walk but will do double hops too]