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Definition of Stilt sandpiper

Stilt sandpiper
Sandpiper Sand"pi`per, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small limicoline game birds belonging to Tringa, Actodromas, Ereunetes, and various allied genera of the family Tringid[ae]. Note: The most important North American species are the pectoral sandpiper (Tringa maculata), called also brownback, grass snipe, and jacksnipe; the red-backed, or black-breasted, sandpiper, or dunlin (T. alpina); the purple sandpiper (T. maritima: the red-breasted sandpiper, or knot (T. canutus); the semipalmated sandpiper (Ereunetes pusillus); the spotted sandpiper, or teeter-tail (Actitis macularia); the buff-breasted sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis), and the Bartramian sandpiper, or upland plover. See under Upland. Among the European species are the dunlin, the knot, the ruff, the sanderling, and the common sandpiper (Actitis, or Tringoides, hypoleucus), called also fiddler, peeper, pleeps, weet-weet, and summer snipe. Some of the small plovers and tattlers are also called sandpipers. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A small lamprey eel; the pride. Curlew sandpiper. See under Curlew. Stilt sandpiper. See under Stilt.
Stilt sandpiper
Stilt Stilt, n. [OE. stilte; akin to Dan. stylte, Sw. stylta, LG. & D. stelt, OHG. stelza, G. stelze, and perh. to E. stout.] 1. A pole, or piece of wood, constructed with a step or loop to raise the foot above the ground in walking. It is sometimes lashed to the leg, and sometimes prolonged upward so as to be steadied by the hand or arm. Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. --Landor. 2. A crutch; also, the handle of a plow. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of limicoline birds belonging to Himantopus and allied genera, in which the legs are remarkably long and slender. Called also longshanks, stiltbird, stilt plover, and lawyer. Note: The American species (Himantopus Mexicanus) is well known. The European and Asiatic stilt (H. candidus) is usually white, except the wings and interscapulars, which are greenish black. The white-headed stilt (H. leucocephalus) and the banded stilt (Cladorhynchus pectoralis) are found in Australia. Stilt plover (Zo["o]l.), the stilt. Stilt sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), an American sandpiper (Micropalama himantopus) having long legs. The bill is somewhat expanded at the tip.

Meaning of Stilt sandpiper from wikipedia

- The stilt sandpiper (Calidris himantopus or Micropalama himantopus) is a small s****bird. The scientific name is from Ancient Gr****. The genus name kalidris...
- Several former genera have been included in Calidris, such as the stilt sandpiper (previously Micropalama himantopus)[citation needed], but the new placement...
- Calidris pugnax (A) Sharp-tailed sandpiper, Calidris a****inata (A) Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea (A) Red-necked...
- Calidris pugnax LC Sharp-tailed sandpiper, Calidris a****inata LC Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus (V) LC Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea (V)...
- maritima Rock sandpiper, Calidris ptilocnemis Dunlin, Calidris alpina Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus Buff-breasted sandpiper, Calidris subruficollis...
- virgata Ruff, Calidris pugnax Sharp-tailed sandpiper, Calidris a****inata Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea (A) Temminck's...
- Calidris pugnax (RI) Sharp-tailed sandpiper, Calidris a****inata (R) Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea (RI) Sanderling...
- Calidris pugnax (L) Sharp-tailed sandpiper, Calidris a****inata (A) Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea (A) Sanderling...
- melanocephala (A) Surfbird Calidris virgata (A) Red knot Calidris canutus (A) Stilt sandpiper Calidris himantopus (A) Sanderling Calidris alba Baird's sandpiper...
- sandpiper, Calidris falcinellus Sharp-tailed sandpiper, Calidris a****inata Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea Long-toed...
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