Definition of yellowhead in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈjɛləʊhɛd


A rare New Zealand songbird with a yellow head and underparts, found only on the South Island.
  • Mohoua ochrocephala, family Pachycephalidae (or Acanthizidae)
More example sentences
  • They attack the birds that nest in holes, so a heavy seeding puts birds such as the kaka, parakeet and yellowhead more at risk.
  • It is an emergency response programme to bird species that are endangered, such as the orange fronted kakariki, whio or blue duck, and yellowhead.
  • Without that response the endangered yellowhead, which lives in that valley, will be in grave danger if rat numbers continue to rise and reach plague proportions.

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