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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwoodpeckerwood‧peck‧er /ˈwʊdˌpekə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  HBPa bird with a long beak that it uses to make holes in trees
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woodpeckerDifferent kinds of wasps will then come to lay their eggs on the grubs, and woodpeckers will later feast on both.In common with toucans, parrots and woodpeckers, cuckoos have two toes pointing forwards and two pointing back.Even the ivory-billed woodpecker has vanished quietly, though the history of its decline in numbers closely parallels that of the crane.And so it goes for woodpeckers and hawks and two dozen other groups Walton analyzes on the three discs.A Julian Huxley will become an expert more easily if his focus is on woodpeckers rather than on all birds.A greater-spotted woodpecker zooms in on a telegraph pole on the lane.The secret may be in how the woodpecker hits the tree.The researchers discovered that the woodpecker always keeps its strike absolutely straight.
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