Gila woodpecker

noun

Definition of Gila woodpecker

: a large red-crowned woodpecker (Melanerpes hypopolius uropygialis) of southwestern North America having the back finely barred with black and white and the underparts grayish brown

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History and Etymology for Gila woodpecker

from Gila river

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“Gila woodpecker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gila%20woodpecker. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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