This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

turnstone

turnstone

turnstone Sentence Examples

  • TURNSTONE, the name long given 1 to a shore-bird, from its habit of turning over with its bill such stones as it can to seek its food in the small crustaceans or other animals lurking beneath them.

    0
    0
  • The turnstone is about as big as an ordinary snipe; but, compared with most of its allies of the group Limicolae, to which it belongs, its form is somewhat heavy, and its legs are short.

    0
    0
  • A second species of turnstone is admitted by some authors and denied by others.

    0
    0
  • The turnstone (Strepsilas interpres) arrives in the islands in August after breeding in Alaska.

    0
    0
  • I found a juvenile Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Semipalmated Plover, Sanderling, Ruddy Turnstone, and two Long-billed dowitchers in quick order.

    0
    0
  • wintering waterbirds, such as dunlin, ringed plover and turnstone, have continued to decline.

    0
    0
  • TURNSTONE, the name long given 1 to a shore-bird, from its habit of turning over with its bill such stones as it can to seek its food in the small crustaceans or other animals lurking beneath them.

    0
    0
  • The turnstone is about as big as an ordinary snipe; but, compared with most of its allies of the group Limicolae, to which it belongs, its form is somewhat heavy, and its legs are short.

    0
    0
  • A second species of turnstone is admitted by some authors and denied by others.

    0
    0
  • The turnstone (Strepsilas interpres) arrives in the islands in August after breeding in Alaska.

    0
    0
  • The populations of a number of wintering waterbirds, such as dunlin, ringed plover and turnstone, have continued to decline.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →