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

Word History


from Gila river

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“Gila woodpecker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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