Definition of blackpoll in English:


Syllabification: black·poll
Pronunciation: /ˈblakˌpōl
(also blackpoll warbler)


  • A North American warbler, the male of which has a black cap, white cheeks, and white underparts streaked with black.
    • Dendroica striata, subfamily Parulinae, family Emberizidae
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    • A palm warbler is sighted in a patch of willows, which also teems with catbirds, warbling vireos, yellow warblers, and a blackpoll or two.
    • Palm warblers come early in the season, weeks before bay-breasteds and blackpolls, whose appearance indicates that the migration is winding down.
    • Observations of common goldeneye and blackpoll warbler near Baker Lake were farther north than expected.

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