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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See ivory-billed woodpecker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large, handsome, black-and-white North American woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), having a large, sharp, ivory-colored beak. Its general color is glossy black, with white secondaries, and a white dorsal stripe. The male has a large, scarlet crest. It is now rare, and found only in the Gulf States and Cuba.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The ivory-billed woodpecker, Campophilus principalis: so called from the ivory-like hardness and whiteness of the bill. See cut under Campophilus. Coues.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct

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  • Labels: ivorybill woodpecker posted by Chad Arment @ 5: 30 PM

    Ivorybill Not Forgotten

  • Labels: ivorybill woodpecker, research posted by Chad Arment @ 7: 56 PM

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  • There's an independent documentary-style movie out, Woodpecker, on the ivorybill.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Labels: ivorybill woodpecker, media, movie posted by Chad Arment @ 1: 22 PM

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  • Labels: endangered species, field research, ivorybill woodpecker posted by Chad Arment @ 4: 19 PM

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  • From Arkansas, ongoing searches in alleged ivorybill woodpecker territory ...

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  • Nothing new, but another article on searching for ivorybill woodpeckers here.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Labels: ivorybill woodpecker posted by Chad Arment @ 6: 26 PM

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  • Labels: ivorybill woodpecker posted by Chad Arment @ 7: 16 PM

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  • Labels: ivorybill woodpecker posted by Chad Arment @ 8: 19 AM

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