Definition of Piping plover

1. Noun. Small plover of eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Charadrius Melodus
Generic synonyms: Plover
Group relationships: Charadrius, Genus Charadrius



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piping Plover

pipeworts
piphat
pipidae
pipier
pipiest
pipiness
pipinesses
piping
piping bag
piping crow
piping crow-shrike
piping down
piping guan
piping hot
piping plover (current term)
pipingly
pipings
pipis
pipistrel
pipistrelle
pipistrelles
pipistrels
pipit
pipits
pipkin
pipkins
pipless
pipobroman
piposulfan

Literary usage of Piping plover

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"piping plover at Cape May, NJ — On September 7, 1913, while studying the birds on the beach at Cape May, five piping plover ..."

2. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"(277) Synonyms: Pale Ring-neck, White Ring-neck, Belted piping plover, Western piping plover. ... We have records of the so- called Belted piping plover ..."

3. Feathered Game of the Northeast by Walter Herbert Rich (1907)
"... but in New England are rarely found away from the seashore. The bird at the right in the plate represents this species. THE BELTED piping plover. ..."

4. The Birds of Essex County, Massachusetts by Charles Wendell Townsend (1905)
"During the migrations, the piping plover is a bird of the beach, ... The Piping Plover is of the same size as the Semipalmated species but is easily ..."

5. The Water-fowl Family by Leonard Cutler Sanford, Louis Bennett Bishop, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1903)
"Eggs— Similar to those of the piping plover. Habitat—Breeds on Sable Island, the Magdalen Islands, Ontario, Indiana, and Illinois, to Lake Winnipeg, ..."

6. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"The piping plover, an abundant summer resident on the Atlantic coast of the ... During migrations the piping plover, so called because of rather soft, ..."

7. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"The eggs have a pale clay colored ground and are sparsely specked with small black dots. Size 1.2ox 1.00. 277a. Belted piping plover. ..."

8. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"piping plover at Cape May, NJ — On September 7, 1913, while studying the birds on the beach at Cape May, five piping plover ..."

9. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"(277) Synonyms: Pale Ring-neck, White Ring-neck, Belted piping plover, Western piping plover. ... We have records of the so- called Belted piping plover ..."

10. Feathered Game of the Northeast by Walter Herbert Rich (1907)
"... but in New England are rarely found away from the seashore. The bird at the right in the plate represents this species. THE BELTED piping plover. ..."

11. The Birds of Essex County, Massachusetts by Charles Wendell Townsend (1905)
"During the migrations, the piping plover is a bird of the beach, ... The Piping Plover is of the same size as the Semipalmated species but is easily ..."

12. The Water-fowl Family by Leonard Cutler Sanford, Louis Bennett Bishop, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1903)
"Eggs— Similar to those of the piping plover. Habitat—Breeds on Sable Island, the Magdalen Islands, Ontario, Indiana, and Illinois, to Lake Winnipeg, ..."

13. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"The piping plover, an abundant summer resident on the Atlantic coast of the ... During migrations the piping plover, so called because of rather soft, ..."

14. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"The eggs have a pale clay colored ground and are sparsely specked with small black dots. Size 1.2ox 1.00. 277a. Belted piping plover. ..."

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