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yellow–shafted flicker

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noun yel·low–shaft·ed flicker \ˈye-lō-ˌshaf-təd-, ˈye-lə-\

Definition of yellow–shafted flicker

  1. :  a flicker of eastern North America that is golden yellow on the underside of the tail and wings, has a red mark on the nape, and in the male has a black streak on each cheek



1888

First Known Use of yellow–shafted flicker

1888


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