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(Zoology) a type of woodpecker. Also called: wryneck
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Noun1.Jynx - wrynecks
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Picidae, Picidae - woodpeckers
wryneck - Old World woodpecker with a peculiar habit of twisting the neck
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2.42 (290m): Fabulous Sequel, Romeo Valentino, Parma Violet, View Lenson, Geordie Raffa, Lisneal Jynx (W).
palustris, Sitta europea, Erithacus rubecula, Sturnus vulgaris, Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Jynx torquilla), not only eggs and chicks are eaten, but also adult birds.
Eyesore and The Jynx are so tight it's hard to breathe.
Jynx bar promises to bring "a whole new night life experience to Skelmersdale" with a "stylish and sophisticated" feel.
Alcedo atthis, Calidris ferruginea, Charadrius asiaticu, Charadrius morinellus, Cygnus olor, Gallinago media, Jynx torquilla, Larus audouinii, Milvus milvus, Otus brucei, Pelacanus onocrotalus, Phalacrocorax carbo, Podiceps auritus, Tetrax tetrax, Tringa nebularia and Vanellus leucura reported by Curzon (1854) could not be observed during the present study.
By the time of the demo unveiling at AVN, their roster included top female performers like Anikka Albrite, Casey Calvert, Lily Lane, Jynx Maze, Krissy Lynn, and Honey Gold.