yellow-shafted flicker

noun
yel·​low-shaft·​ed flicker | \ ˈye-lō-ˌshaf-təd- How to pronounce yellow-shafted flicker (audio) , ˈye-lə- \

Definition of yellow-shafted flicker

: a flicker of eastern North America that is golden yellow on the underside of the tail and wings, has a red mark on the nape, and in the male has a black streak on each cheek

First Known Use of yellow-shafted flicker

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Yellow-shafted flicker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow-shafted%20flicker. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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