Definition of European sandpiper

1. Noun. A variety of sandpiper.

Exact synonyms: Actitis Hypoleucos
Generic synonyms: Sandpiper
Group relationships: Actitis, Genus Actitis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Sandpiper

European peacocks
European perch
European perches
European plan
European pollock
European pollocks
European quaking aspen
European rabbit
European raspberry
European red elder
European river lamprey
European river lampreys
European robin
European robins
European roller
European sandpiper (current term)
European sanicle
European sea bream
European sea eagle
European shrike
European silver fir
European skippers
European smelt
European snakeroot
European sole
European spider crab
European spider crabs

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, ..."

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