Definition of Calidris

1. Noun. A genus of Scolopacidae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calidris

Caledonian Canal
Calendula officinalis
Caley pea
Cali cartel
Cali roll
Cali rolls
Calidris Ferruginea
Calidris canutus
Calidris melanotos
California Channel Island fox
California Condor
California Condors
California Personality Inventory
California Spangled Cat
California allspice
California bay tree
California beauty
California black oak

Literary usage of Calidris

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 (1920)
"The type of calidris Anonymous being thus settled as Tringa calidris, it remains to determine the identity of this Tringa calidris. It is, of course, ..."

2. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"Genus calidris Illiger. ... (Type, by monotypy, Tringa alba Pallas.) calidris ... (New name for calidris Illiger. ..."

3. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"TOTANUS calidris (Linnaeus*). THE COMMON REDSHANK. Totanus calidris. THE COMMON REDSHANK is a numerous and ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(3) calidris, Cuv.—TRINGA, Temm.(4) The bill of the Sandpipers is depressed at the end, and the nasal riety represented, Enl. 922. ..."

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