Definitions of sandpiper

n any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers

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Actitis hypoleucos, European sandpiper
a variety of sandpiper
Actitis macularia, spotted sandpiper
common North American sandpiper
Erolia minutilla, least sandpiper, stint
smallest American sandpiper
Erolia alpina, dunlin, red-backed sandpiper
small common sandpiper that breeds in northern or Arctic regions and winters in southern United States or Mediterranean regions
Tringa nebularia, greenshank
large European sandpiper with greenish legs
Tringa totanus, redshank
a common Old World wading bird with long red legs
either of two North American shorebird with yellow legs
Calidris melanotos, jacksnipe, pectoral sandpiper
American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
Calidris canutus, grayback, greyback, knot
a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
Calidris Ferruginea, curlew sandpiper
Old World sandpiper with a curved bill like a curlew
Crocethia alba, sanderling
small sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and migrates southward along sandy coasts in most of world
Bartramia longicauda, Bartramian sandpiper, upland plover, upland sandpiper
large plover-like sandpiper of North American fields and uplands
Philomachus pugnax, ruff
common Eurasian sandpiper; the male has an erectile neck ruff in breeding season
any of several long-legged shorebirds having a loud whistling cry
Tringa melanoleuca, greater yellowlegs
a variety of yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes, lesser yellowlegs
a variety of yellowlegs
female ruff
Heteroscelus incanus, Polynesian tattler
tattler of Pacific coastal regions
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, willet
large North American shorebird of eastern and Gulf Coasts
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limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird
any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries

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