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grass snipe
Jacksnipe Jack"snipe`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small European snipe (Limnocryptes gallinula); -- called also judcock, jedcock, juddock, jed, and half snipe. (b) A small American sandpiper (Tringa maculata); -- called also pectoral sandpiper, and grass snipe.
grass snipe
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.

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- The greater painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis) is a species of wader in the family Rostratulidae. It is found in marshes in Africa, South Asia and...
- A sniper is a military/paramilitary marksman who engages targets from positions of concealment or at distances exceeding the target's detection capabilities...
- The D.C. sniper attacks (also known as the Beltway sniper attacks) were a series of coordinated shootings that occurred during three w****s in October 2002...
- The African snipe (Gallinago nigripennis) also known as the Ethiopian snipe, is a small stocky wader. It breeds in eastern and southern Africa in wet...
- Madagascan snipe breeds in marshes, swamps, muddy areas, flooded fields and sometimes ricefields. It builds a saucer-shaped nest of dry gr**** in the drier...
- solitary snipe builds a saucer-shaped nest of dry gr**** in the drier areas of its breeding wetland. The nest is concealed in a dense tuft of gr**** or sedges...
- The South Island snipe (Coenocorypha iredalei), also known as the Stewart Island snipe or tutukiwi in Māori, is an extinct species of bird in the sandpiper...
- The Snares Island snipe (Coenocorypha huegeli), also known as the Snares snipe or tutukiwi in Māori, is a species of bird in the sandpiper family, Scolopacidae...
- The Fuegian snipe (Gallinago stricklandii) also known as the cordilleran snipe, is a small stocky wader. It breeds in south-central Chile and Argentina...
- painted-snipe (Rostratula australis) is a medium-sized, long-billed, distinctively patterned wader. The distinctiveness of the Australian painted-snipe was...
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