black-headed budworm

noun (1)

Definition of black-headed budworm

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: the bright green brownish headed (black when young) larva of a small variably marked grayish moth (Acleris variana) that is a serious pest of hemlock, spruce, and fir throughout much of the northern U.S. and Canada feeding on the new foliage and webbing it into mats

black-headed grosbeak

noun (2)

Definition of black-headed grosbeak (Entry 2 of 3)

: a grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus) of western North America that in the adult male has the head black, the neck, rump, and underparts orange-brown, and the belly and under-wing parts yellow, the female being chiefly brown

black-headed gull

noun (3)

Definition of black-headed gull (Entry 3 of 3)

: a Eurasian gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus synonym Larus ridibundus) that is sometimes found along the northeastern coast of North America and that in breeding plumage has a dark brown head that often appears black

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