yellowhammer

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yellowhammer:

see woodpeckerwoodpecker,
common name for members of the Picidae, a large family of climbing birds found in most parts of the world. Woodpeckers typically have sharp, chisellike bills for pecking holes in tree trunks, and long, barbed, extensible tongues with which they impale their insect
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yellowhammer

1. a European bunting, Emberiza citrinella, having a yellowish head and body and brown streaked wings and tail
2. US and Canadian an informal name for the yellow-shafted flicker, an American woodpecker (see flicker)
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