white-headed woodpecker

noun

Definition of white-headed woodpecker

: a woodpecker (Dendrocopos albolarvatus) of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade ranges that is predominantly black with a white wing patch, white head and neck, and a red patch just above the nape

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“White-headed woodpecker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-headed%20woodpecker. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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