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Definition of Woodpecker hornbill

Woodpecker hornbill
Woodpecker Wood"peck`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of scansorial birds belonging to Picus and many allied genera of the family Picid[ae]. Note: These birds have the tail feathers pointed and rigid at the tip to aid in climbing, and a strong chisellike bill with which they are able to drill holes in the bark and wood of trees in search of insect larv[ae] upon which most of the species feed. A few species feed partly upon the sap of trees (see Sap sucker, under Sap), others spend a portion of their time on the ground in search of ants and other insects. The most common European species are the greater spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopus major), the lesser spotted woodpecker (D. minor), and the green woodpecker, or yaffle (see Yaffle). The best-known American species are the pileated woodpecker (see under Pileated), the ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), which is one of the largest known species, the red-headed woodpecker, or red-head (Melanerpes erythrocephalus), the red-bellied woodpecker (M. Carolinus) (see Chab), the superciliary woodpecker (M. superciliaris), the hairy woodpecker (Dryobates villosus), the downy woodpecker (D. pubescens), the three-toed, woodpecker (Picoides Americanus), the golden-winged woodpecker (see Flicker), and the sap suckers. See also Carpintero. Woodpecker hornbill (Zo["o]l.), a black and white Asiatic hornbill (Buceros pica) which resembles a woodpecker in color.

Meaning of Woodpecker hornbill from wikipedia

- allied with the wood****s, honeyguides and several families of barbet, while hornbills (and their close relatives the ground hornbills) are allied with...
- African green pigeon African grey flycatcher African grey hornbill African grey wood**** African harrier-hawk African hawk-eagle African hill babbler...
- species, including other wood****s. Occasionally, at first glance, the great slaty wood**** is mistaken for a hornbill but, obviously, such a resemblance...
- Rhinoceros hornbill Southern ground hornbill Brown-ch****ed hornbill Yellow-casqued hornbill Malabar grey hornbill Sulawesi hornbill Wreathed hornbill ****bed...
- Austen's brown hornbill (Anorrhinus austeni) is a species of hornbill found in forests from northeastern India and south to Vietnam and northern Thailand...
- Buttonquail (possibly extinct) Includes hornbills, hoopoe and wood hoopoes. Sulu hornbill Walden's hornbill Helmeted hornbill Includes most of the diurnal birds...
- dwarf hornbill, Lophoceros camurus Crowned hornbill, Lophoceros alboterminatus African pied hornbill, Lophoceros fasciatus Hemprich's hornbill, Lophoceros...
- Yellow-footed green pigeon Malabar pied hornbill Common kestrel White-throated fantail flycatcher Rufous wood**** Sapphire flycatcher Crested hawk eagle...
- pied hornbill, Lophoceros fasciatus (E) Hemprich's hornbill, Lophoceros hemprichii (E) African gray hornbill, Lophoceros nasutus Pale-billed hornbill, Lophoceros...
- Includes hornbills, hoopoe and wood hoopoes. White-crowned hornbill Mindoro hornbill Visayan hornbill Wrinkled hornbill Sumba hornbill Narcondam hornbill Includes...