red-shafted flicker

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red-shaft·​ed flicker | \ ˈred-ˈshaf-təd- How to pronounce red-shafted flicker (audio) \

Definition of red-shafted flicker

: a flicker of western North America with light red on the underside of the tail and wings, a gray nape with no red, and in the male red on each cheek

First Known Use of red-shafted flicker

1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of red-shafted flicker was in 1846

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“Red-shafted flicker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red-shafted%20flicker. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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