Whistling Pecker

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Whistling Pecker
(Pterokathartarion whistle)
Artwork of Whistling Pecker
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Creator TheBigDeepCheatsy Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Pterophylla
Leptorhyncha
Pterokathartidae
Pterokathartarion
Pterokathartarion whistle
Week/Generation 10/68
Habitat Huggs-Yokto Savanna, Bone Swamp
Size 25 cm Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Endoskeleton (Jointed Wood)
Diet Herbivore (Freshwater Raftballs, Speckled Berry Plant, Stickyballs), Insectivore, Photosynthesis
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Heterotherm (Basking, Muscle-Generated Heat)
Reproduction Sexual, live birth, two sexes
Descendant of Ancestor of


The whistling pecker split off from the plentpecker to find more food. It didn't change very much except for the fact that it no longer relies on the pleppo for food. They developed a small inflatable sac on their butt-nostril which produces a whistling sound that emanates from their butt-nostril to attract females. During mating season, the males engage in a whistling competition. The female will select the one that can whistle the longest.

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Split-Tongue Jabberwocky (order Leptorhyncha)
  • Soaring Phlyer (class Pterophylla)