Definition Of yellowhamme

noun

a common Eurasian bunting, the male of which has a yellow head, neck, and breast.

Snipe, red buntings, yellowhammers and even kingfishers are supposedly hereabouts.

Example Of yellowhamme

  • Yellowhammer - this member of the woodpecker family is also called a flicker.

  • A network of mini-reserves on Lakeland hills could provide vital havens for declining bird species like yellowhammers , reed buntings and lapwings, according to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

  • A pair of yellowhammers looked bleached in the bright sun, skylarks sang and settled in fallow or set-aside fields.

  • Across the tracks we bought honey, walked the woods by the river and climbed through conifers to top out at wild grasslands with swallows, yellowhammers and smooth views over an eternity of wheat.

  • In the UK between 1970 and 1999 the skylark had declined by 52 per cent, the yellowhammer by 53 per cent and the corn bunting by 88 per cent.


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