hindneck

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hindneck (plural hindnecks)

  1. (ornithology) The area just below the nape of the neck (of a bird).
    • 2010, Shorebirds (John Marchant, Peter Hayman, Tony Prater), page 56:
      In this race, crown, nape and hindneck are always black.