jacksnipe definition

  • noun:
    • a vintage World wading bird (Limnocryptes minima) having brown plumage and a lengthy bill.
    • some of a few similar "" new world "" wading wild birds.
    • Lymnocryptes minimus, a migratory tiny stocky wader, the smallest associated with the snipes.
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    • A small European snipe (Limnocryptes gallinula); -- labeled as also judcock, jedcock, juddock, jed, and half snipe.
    • A small US sandpiper (Tringa maculata); -- labeled as in addition pectoral sandpiper, and lawn snipe.
    • See Jacksnipe.
    • The lower snipe or half-snipe, Scolopax or Gallinago gallinula. Also referred to as judcock, juddock.
    • the normal American snipe, Gallinago wilsoni.
    • The pectoral sandpiper, Tringa maculata.
    • The dunlin or purre, Tringa alpina.
    • a little short-billed Old World snipe
    • United states sandpiper that inflates its upper body when courting

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