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Related to yellowhammer: Emberiza citrinella

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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The wildlife charity says that without the funding, once common birds such as lapwing, curlew and yellowhammer as well as a wide range of other less well-known species including cornflower and the pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly, could be lost from our countryside in a decade.
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Lastly, may I add that a yellowhammer was called a writing lark.
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