red-cockaded woodpecker


red–cockaded woodpecker

noun

Definition of RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER

:  an endangered chiefly black-and-white woodpecker (Picoides borealis) of the southeastern United States having a barred back, white cheek patches, and in the male a small tuft of red feathers on each side of the head

First Known Use of RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER

1810

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