Recent Examples of downy woodpecker from the Web
But new research from the U.S. shows that the high-force impacts do cause a potentially harmful protein to build up inside brains of downy woodpeckers.
But a downy woodpecker has set up shop in the old tree, and the chickadees and nuthatches are working over the bark something fierce.
Outside, downy woodpeckers sounded along the slope of Chilhowee Mountain.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'downy woodpecker.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of downy woodpecker
Learn More about downy woodpecker
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about downy woodpecker
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up downy woodpecker? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).