The persecution which the green woodpecker suffers from the Starling is well known.
Another local word I have not heard elsewhere is "eckle," meaning a green woodpecker or yaffel.
After this, all was quiet and the green woodpecker eventually descended and entered the hole.
The Cuban green woodpecker and the white-eyed vireo are also garrulous birds often met in company with the oriole.
Not in vain had the green woodpecker given out its warning note.
This, the southernmost form of the green woodpecker, has much the most ringing voice.
In English it was applied not only to the parrot, but also to the green woodpecker.
A little further on, I saw a green woodpecker fly to a tree, and run up the trunk like a cat.
And while I stood watching them from the palace trees close by came the loud laugh of the green woodpecker.
The constant iteration of the green woodpecker's cry before a storm has given it the name of rain-bird, rain-pie, and rain-fowl.