Probably imitative of its call or cry.
(Zoölogy) The European green woodpecker (Picus, or Genius, viridis). It is noted for its loud laughlike note. Called also eccle, hewhole, highhoe, laughing bird, popinjay, rain bird, yaffil, yaffler, yaffingale, yappingale, yackel, and woodhack.
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yaffle (plural yaffles) (UK) the European green woodpecker, Picus viridis
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