a sizable, good looking, black-and-white North American woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), having a big, sharp, ivory-colored beak. Its basic shade is glossy-black, with white secondaries, and a white dorsal stripe. The male has actually a sizable, scarlet crest. It is currently unusual, and found only in Gulf shows and Cuba.
The ivory-billed woodpecker, Campophilus principalis: so-called through the ivory-like stiffness and whiteness for the costs. See cut-under Campophilus. Coues.
large black-and-white woodpecker of south united states of america and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct