any one of various commonly distributed wading birds associated with family members Charadriidae, having rounded systems, brief tails, and brief expenses.
any one of various comparable or related birds.
any one of different wading wild birds associated with the family Charadriidae.
anyone of numerous types of limicoline wild birds of the family Charadridæ, and especially those from the subfamily Charadrinsæ. They truly are prized as online game wild birds.
Any grallatorial bird allied to, or resembling, the genuine plovers, as the crab plover (Dromas ardeola); the United states upland, plover (Bartramia longicauda); and other species of sandpipers.
A bird for the family members Charadriidæ and genus Charadrius, C. pluvialis.
thus Some or any bird associated with family Charadriidæ; a charadriomorphic grallatorial bird.
in several areas of the usa, the Bartramian sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda, more totally known as upland, highland, pasture, area, corn-field, prairie, grass, and simple plover. See cut under Bartramia.
the higher or cheaper yellowshanks, Totanus melanoleucus or T. flavipes, commonly known as yellow-legged plovers. [neighborhood, U. S.] A loose woman: otherwise known as a quail.
The black-heart plover. [neighborhood, U. S.]
The golden plover whenever young. [Ireland.]
The Norfolk plover. [Various localities.]
any one of many chiefly shorebirds of reasonably small build having right bills and large pointed wings; closely associated with the sandpipers