Examples from the Web for wryneck
One species only visits that country; hence Indians may indulge in the luxury of speaking of it as the wryneck.
The wryneck derives its name from a curious habit it has of twisting its neck as it seeks for insects on a tree-trunk or mound.
During the talk that followed I asked him if he knew the wryneck, and if it ever nested in his orchard.Birds in Town and Village|W. H. Hudson
A wryneck made fast to it by a little chain, and by springing from spoke to spoke kept it in continual motion.Uarda, Complete|Georg Ebers
The 'vile squeaking of the wryneck'd fife' is of some musical interest.Shakespeare and Music|Edward W. Naylor