Sandpiper sentence example

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  • The Common Sandpiper is found over the greater part of the Old World.
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  • I found a juvenile Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Semipalmated Plover, Sanderling, Ruddy Turnstone, and two Long-billed dowitchers in quick order.
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  • Waders present included greenshank, green and wood sandpiper and snipe as well as eight black-tailed godwits on the ARC pit.
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  • On the pit were the usual 1000+ lapwing, several Green Sandpiper and a Kingfisher.
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  • The addition of common sandpiper, swallow, house martin and willow warbler brought the species count of migrants to eight.
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  • A green sandpiper feed busily from the gravely beach, which will soon provide breeding areas for little ring plover and common sandpiper.
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  • The shallow water and islands are attractive to wading birds on migration, such as greenshank, spotted redshank and green sandpiper.
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  • Feeding around the water's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
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  • We're surprised to see a sandpiper fly down the canal and land at the water's edge.
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  • The bird has webbing between the toes, a feature shared only with Semipalmated sandpiper in the small peeps.
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  • We did, however find a small flock of Semi-palmated sandpiper at close range.
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  • At Glyne gap beach a there was a purple sandpiper.
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  • Yesterday a stilt sandpiper was seen around the coastal lagoons at Conwy RSPB reserve in North Wales.
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  • Two ponds attract wild fowl and migrating waders including shelduck, greenshank and sandpiper.
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  • The marsh was a site for Broad-billed Sandpiper and Jack Snipe, but neither was apparent during my brief visit.
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  • The bird has webbing between the toes, a feature shared only with Semipalmated Sandpiper in the small peeps.
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  • At the same time he corrected the error made by Illiger in associating the Phalaropes with these forms, rightly declaring their relationship to Tringa (see Sandpiper), a point of order which other systematists were long in admitting.
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  • Feeding around the water 's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
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  • We 're surprised to see a sandpiper fly down the canal and land at the water 's edge.
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  • We did, however find a small flock of Semi-palmated Sandpiper at close range.
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  • Common sandpiper can be seen at the waters edge in spring.
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  • It is also a good site for vagrant waders (including, in recent years, Terek Sandpiper and Pectoral Sandpiper).
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  • The poor sandpiper cannot pipe He 's all wheezed up and croaked He 's swallowed so much sand His blinking carburetors choked !
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  • Of the peculiar genera only a few examples may be mentioned: Eurynorhynchus, the spoon-billed sandpiper of Siberia; Syrrhaptes, the sandgrouse of central Asia; Muscicapa of Europe.
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  • To the latter belong the Greenshank and Redshank, as well as the Common Sandpiper, the " Summer-Snipe " above-mentioned, a bird hardly exceeding a skylark in size, and of very general distribution throughout the British Islands, but chiefly frequenting clear streams, especially those with a gravelly or rocky bottom, and mast generally breeding on the beds of sand or shingle on their banks.
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  • This sandpiper is characterized by its dark upper plumage, which contrasts strongly with the white of the lower part of the back and gives the bird as it flies much the look of a very large house-martin.
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  • By some British writers the Tringinae have been indicated as " Stints," a term cognate with Stunt and wholly inapplicable to many of them, while American writers have restricted to them the name of " Sandpiper," and call the Totaninae, to which that name is especially appropriate, " Willets."
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