• Definition for "curlew sandpiper"
    • a form of sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea.
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curlew sandpiper definition

  • noun:
    • a form of sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea.
    • a sandpiper (Tringa ferruginea or Tringa subarquata), typical in European countries, rare in the us, resembling a curlew in having a lengthy, curved costs. See Illustation in Appendix.
    • See under Curlew.
    • Old World sandpiper with a curved bill-like a curlew
    • a form of sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea.
    • a sandpiper (Tringa ferruginea or Tringa subarquata), typical in Europe, uncommon in the usa, resembling a curlew in having a lengthy, curved bill. See Illustation in Appendix.
    • See under Curlew.
    • old-world sandpiper with a curved bill-like a curlew
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