Definition of Blackpoll

1. Noun. North American warbler having a black-and-white head.

Exact synonyms: Dendroica Striate
Generic synonyms: New World Warbler, Wood Warbler
Group relationships: Dendroica, Genus Dendroica



Definition of Blackpoll

1. n. A warbler of the United States (Dendroica striata).

Definition of Blackpoll

1. Noun. A North American warbler, ''Dendroica striata'', the male of which has a black patch on its head ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blackpoll

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Blackpoll

1. A warbler of the United States (Dendroica striata). Origin: Black + poll head. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackpoll

blackmailers
blackmailing
blackmails
blackmark
blackmarked
blackmarking
blackmarks
blackmoor
blackmoors
blackness
blacknesses
blackout
blackout lamp
blackouts
blackpoll (current term)
blackpolls
blackroot
blackroots
blacks
blacksalter
blacksaunt
blackseed
blackshirt
blackshirts
blacksmelt
blacksmith
blacksmithies
blacksmithing
blacksmithings

Literary usage of Blackpoll

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"The blackpoll is one of the most famous of all passerine birds as a migrant. Quoting from Cooke " the shortest journey any blackpoll performs is 3500 miles ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"The shortest journey of any blackpoll, as Cooke points out, is 3500 miles, "while those that nest in Alaska have 7000 miles to travel to their probable ..."

3. Bird Neighbors: An Introductory Acquaintance with One Hundred and Fifty by Neltje Blanchan (1904)
"The blackpoll has a certain characteristic motion that distinguishes him from the black-and-white creeper, for which a hasty glance might mistake him, ..."

4. North and South: notes on the natural history of a winter home by Stanton Davis Kirkham (1913)
"The blackpoll is known to be the greatest traveller of them all and individuals that breed in Alaska journey all the way to South America. ..."

5. The Travels of Birds: Our Birds and Their Journeys to Strange Lands by Frank Michler Chapman (1916)
"Those found east of the mountains THE TRAVELS OF THE blackpoll. The blackpoll nests as far north as Alaska and travels 7000 miles to winter in Northern ..."

6. Bird Neighbors: An Introductory Acquaintance with One Hundred and Fifty by Neltje Blanchan (1901)
"The blackpoll has a certain characteristic motion that distinguishes him from the black-and-white creeper, for which a hasty glance might mistake him, ..."

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