shorebird

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shorebird any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
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Usage

In literature:

Ducks and shorebirds occurred in some numbers, but the vast majority were small sparrows, larks and thrushes.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
At that time it was the most abundant shorebird.
"Birds from North Borneo" by Max C. Thompson
None of the nonbreeding northern shorebirds observed by Eisenmann (1951:183) in Panama in summer were in nuptial plumage.
"Vertebrates from the Barrier Island of Tamaulipas, México" by Robert K Selander
CARVING SHOREBIRDS, Harry V. Shourds & Anthony Hillman.
"Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two" by Arthur Bent
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In news:

Volunteers must commit three days to the project: one in training, one scouting an assigned survey location and one day counting shorebirds at that location between Nov 15 and Dec 15.
Watts bands a shorebird on Virginia's Eastern Shore as part of his work with the Center for Conservation Biology.
Shorebirds ' Attendance Highest In Decade.
Brian Rauh allowed just three hits in six innings as the Hagerstown Suns defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds 3-1 in the first game of a South Atlantic League doubleheader at Municipal Stadium on Saturday.
Suns have Shorebirds ' number.
Shawn Payne and Devin Harris homered and Adalberto Mejia pitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Augusta GreenJackets to a 7-0 victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Friday night.
Debby brings destruction to sea turtles, shorebirds .
Shorebird nests were also wiped out.
Shorebirds Honored For Community Service.
Granted, the term shorebird isn't precise.
14 Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, TX.
Five elegant birds reveal why Barrow, Alaska, is the place to be to study fine points of shorebird identification.
5-30-12: Scientists Track Shorebirds to Find Cause of Decline.
How to protect nesting shorebirds.
It was an otherwise routine South Atlantic League series, the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws visiting the Delmarva Shorebirds at Arthur Perdue Stadium.
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