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Definition of the noun actitis
What does actitis mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a genus of Scolopacidae
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Actitis: genus Actitis
- more generic term: bird genus = a genus of birds
- member of: family Scolopacidae / Scolopacidae = sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits
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by James A. Jobling
From genus Actitis Illiger, 1811, sandpiper; Gr. oura tail. Actinodura Gr . aktis, aktinos brightness, splendour; odouros watcher, guardian (cf. “The generic name is derived from the Greek noun actis meaning a ray (feminine), which is ...
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
Its North American counterpart is the similar, but slightly smaller, spotted sandpiper, Actitis macularia. The curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea, nests on the ground in ...
by Brent Douglas Galloway
['Actitis macularia'], literally (probably) /' characteristically (goes) weeth'/, ASM ['the call of the spotted sandpiper is described ...
Mongolian English Dictionary (2013)
nebularia, Хайргын ~ Common Sandpiper,Actitis hypoleucos, Шугуйн ~ Wood Sandpiper, T. gloreolo ...
The Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)
by Peter Weaver
glareola Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Spotted Sandpiper A. macularia Turnstone Arenaria interpret Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Red-necked Phalarope P.
by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde
Sandpiper, spotted [Actitis macularia] 148 Seahorse [Hippocampus spp.] ...
Wintu Dictionary (1985)
by Harvey Pitkin
Actitis macularia family Motacilladae, Anthus rubescens yudekyudeka to sneak around on tiptoe (yuk) enemy, Indians, lurk, Wintu - English 763.
SANDPIPER, the common English name of a numerous group of birds, generally referred to the family Scolopacidat, all formerly included in the genua Tringa, but some now constituting the genera Totanus, Pelidna, Actitis, tic, of ornithologists.
by Edna MacLean
iksriktaayuuq spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), ...
by Robert Hendrickson
peep A nickname for any sandpiper (Actitis macu- laria), especially the least sandpiper; after the sound this shore bird makes. peep of day Dawn. “'Home, or we'll set you in ...
Water Birds, Game Birds and Birds of Prey by Chester Albert Reed
Actitis nlaculayia. 7% in. Olive-gray above and white below, adultsin summer having the breast and sides boldly spotted with blackish. Almost constantly teeters its body when standing. Note.—A clear peet-weet. Nest.—Of grass on the ground.
Actitis (awr/r/c in litiore degcns), ...
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