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pileated woodpecker

noun
1.
a large, black-and-white American woodpecker, Dryocopus pileatus, having a prominent red crest.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism
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  • The large, crow-sized pileated woodpecker often attracts attention with its loud, resonant drumming high in trees.
  • The silence of the forest is broken only by bird songs and the occasional drumming of the pileated woodpecker.
  • Great horned owl, pileated woodpecker, and red-shouldered hawk are year-round residents.
  • The spectacular crow-sized pileated woodpecker is one of them.
  • pileated woodpecker, flycatchers, vireos and thrushes can be found along this river embankment.
  • Northern parula, red-eyed vireo, and pileated woodpecker call from the woodlands.

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