Definition of Redheaded woodpecker
1. Noun. Black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck.
Generic synonyms: Pecker, Peckerwood, Woodpecker
Group relationships: Genus Melanerpes, Melanerpes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Redheaded Woodpecker
Literary usage of Redheaded woodpecker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Our Birds and Their Nestlings by Margaret Coulson Walker (1904)
"THE redheaded woodpecker THE pair of Redheads were getting just a little bit discouraged. This had been a hard year for them. They had spent a whole month ..."
2. The Emeryville Shellmound by Max Uhle (1910)
"head and from the throat of the redheaded woodpecker, those from the head of the mallard duck, ... From the bright red crest of the redheaded woodpecker, ..."
3. Annual Report (1910)
"... brown creeper, chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-winged blackbird, meadowlark, bluebird, chipping sparrow, redheaded woodpecker and flicker. ..."
4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The remaining North American species are less typical in structure and habits. First of them is the handsome and well-known redheaded woodpecker (Melanerpes ..."