Definition of European sandpiper
1. Noun. A variety of sandpiper.
Generic synonyms: Sandpiper
Group relationships: Actitis, Genus Actitis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Sandpiper
Literary usage of European sandpiper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1904)
"... and wood sandpipers as might be expected, but of course like the birds themselves, the eggs are smaller than those two species of European sandpiper. ..."
2. Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs by Henry Leonard Meyer (1857)
"... it is possible that the resemblance the young birds bear to our European sandpiper has prevented their being recognised as visitors here. ..."
3. Peter Parley's Illustrations of the Animal Kingdom: Beasts, Birds, Fishes by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1840)
"... a species of European sandpiper, seven inches long, valued for the table. STOAT : see Ermine. STOCK-DOVE : see Pigeon. STORK: a genus of birds, ..."