bird peck

bird peck

A small spot or hole in wood usually caused by a woodpecker. Subsequent tree growth develops distorted grain around the injury.
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He did but peck, as a bird pecks with his bill, and yet a man dropped dead.
Fake Reaction ITV2, 10pm Kerr-azy quiz in which captains Joe Swash and Ellie Taylor and celeb guests have to keep poker faces as they put themselves through mostly horrible ordeals, like having an electric shock, a bird peck food off their head, a leg wax, or sharing a tent with two large naturists.
Our results indicate that both older and larger trees are more prone to shake, as well as trees exhibiting bird peck.
Fake caterpillars sporting an orange patch suffered fewer bird pecks than all-black fakes.
A big bird pecks at him / For food" with an appetite that is "insatiable.
Redwood burl can also have a peck, like bird pecks you find in maple," said Yager.
With a hand lens you can clearly see them drying and falling - yet there's no sign of squirrel bites, bird pecks, or slug trails to be seen.
A life-size kiwi bird pecks the top of a corner bookshelf.
When a bird pecks a nest hole in a living pine tree, gooey sap oozes out.
The bird pecks furiously on the snake's head, stabbing it with its sharp beak.
HIDDEN HORROR: The windowless chicken factory at Wrawby Farm; SHOCKING: A bird pecks at a carcass; GRUESOME: Bloody remains on floor; BUCKETS OF CRUELTY: Densely packed sheds are the reality behind KFC's cheerful image; KINDER: Veggie alternative