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synonyms for sandpiper

  • curlew
  • grouse
  • partridge
  • pheasant
  • plover
  • quail
  • snipe
  • wild turkey
  • wildfowl
  • woodcock
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How to use sandpiper in a sentence

Mr. Couch adds that this was the first specimen of the Common Sandpiper he had had since he had been in the Islands.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
The common sandpiper is about upon the shallows where the streams run swiftly, and the elegant water wagtails abound.
RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE THAMES, FROM SOURCE TO SEA.ANONYMOUS
Their appearance is very similar to the Least Sandpiper, but they are slightly larger and the feet are partially webbed.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
Similar in appearance to the Red-backed Sandpiper, but not so reddish above, and the latter has the black patch on the belly.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
Otherwise very similar to the Least Sandpiper, but with the breast and sides of neck ruddy in summer.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
Their eggs are very similar to those of the Red-backed Sandpiper, but average somewhat larger.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
In watching the sandpiper rise from the white beach and dart across the water, in listening to his sweet, whistling “peet-weet!”
A SCOUT OF TO-DAYISABEL HORNIBROOK
Another dainty person who haunts these same shallows is the spotted sandpiper, the much loved "teeter-tail."
SIGURD OUR GOLDEN COLLIE AND OTHER COMRADES OF THE ROADKATHARINE LEE BATES
The Sandpiper lays four eggs, which are large, and quite disproportionate to the size of the bird.
BRITISH BIRDS IN THEIR HAUNTSREV. C. A. JOHNS
The haunt of one only—the curlew-sandpiper—still defies discovery.
IN THE WEST COUNTRYFRANCIS A. KNIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO SANDPIPER

  • curlew
  • grouse
  • partridge
  • pheasant
  • plover
  • quail
  • sandpiper
  • snipe
  • wild turkey
  • wildfowl
  • woodcock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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