Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The area just below the nape of the neck (of a bird).

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The sizes of Nos. 32073-32077 and 31605-31606 (wing, 98. 0-101.5 mm., averaging 99.7 mm.), the bright yellow throat, and the vinaceous color of the hindneck characterize clearly the subspecies _diaphora_.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • The crown, rear ear coverts and hindneck are black and the throat and sides of the head below the eyes are white.

    undefined

  • He checked the book a number of times to confirm for the bird’s benefit that it was an eagle, an eaglet, with a bit of flashing on the wings and a wash of honey-gold at the hindneck.

    Underworld

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.