Definition of Spotted sandpiper
1. Noun. Common North American sandpiper.
Generic synonyms: Sandpiper
Group relationships: Actitis, Genus Actitis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spotted Sandpiper
Literary usage of Spotted sandpiper
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)
"spotted sandpiper and Water.— In ' The Auk ' for April, 1915, p. 227, Mr. LL Jewel speaks of a crippled spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia) diving and ..."
2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"spotted sandpiper. I Underparts white, breast streaked with blackish; ... spotted sandpiper (Im.). 2. Tail without eross-bars. A, Toes 4. a. ..."
3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"T. macularius, (Linn.,) gray-spotted sandpiper. Summer resident, common ; insectivorous. Feeds on insects and worms, ..."
4. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"THE spotted sandpiper. Totanus macularius. THE spotted sandpiper is an American bird, which was originally included in the British List through an error on ..."
5. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1855)
"The spotted sandpiper exhibits the like anxiety for its young which so many other ... The spotted sandpiper is to be found in summer in woody districts, ..."