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Actitis macularia

Definition of the noun actitis macularia

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  1. common North American sandpiper
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Actitis macularia: spotted sandpiper
    • more generic word: sandpiper = any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call
    • member of: Actitis / genus Actitis = a genus of Scolopacidae

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Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

['Actitis macularia'], literally (probably) /' characteristically (goes) weeth'/, ASM ['the call of the spotted sandpiper is described ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare (2010)

by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

Sandpiper, spotted [Actitis macularia] 148 Seahorse [Hippocampus spp.] ...

Google previewWintu Dictionary (1985)

by Harvey Pitkin

Actitis macularia family Motacilladae, Anthus rubescens yudekyudeka to sneak around on tiptoe (yuk) enemy, Indians, lurk, Wintu - English 763.

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

by Edna MacLean

iksriktaayuuq spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

SPOTTED SANDPIPER (Actitis macularia). 5. LONG- BILLED ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

'common'sandpiper (Actitis macularia), which is often called the summer * and is a regular visitor to all the United States, where it breeds, the nest o usually placed among stones, an built of grass, rushes, and leaves. There are four eggs.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

A local name for the spotted sandpiper, Actitis macularia: given from its habit of frequenting the borders of small streams. creek-sedge (krék'sej), n. Asalt-marsh grass, Spartina glabra, abounding particularly along the edge of creeks and ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

The common sandpiper Sandringham (Actitis macularia) is often called the Summer Snipe, Tip -Up,

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

species is the well-known greenish spotted sandpiper or pee- weet (Actitis macularia) found everywhere throughout North America along" small streams, as well as on the shores of lakes and the sea, and breeding throughout ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Jersey (2004)

by Maxine N. Lurie, Marc Mappen

Actitis macularia) About one hundred pairs of the federally endangered piping plover breed on New Jersey's beaches, where they are threatened by human disturbance, habitat loss, oil spills, off-road vehicles, and predators (cats. dogs, foxes, ...

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

sandpiper, a common sandpiper (Actitis macularia), the under parts of the adult being spotted with black in summer. spot'ter (£r), n. Qne who, or that which, spots; Cant, U.S. one employed to detect dishonesty or irregularities. £ spot'ty (-1), a.

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

A small brownish-gray North American shore bird, Actitis macularia. spot-ter (spot 'ar) H. 1. One that applies spots. 2. One that looks for, locates, and reports something, esp.: a. A military or civil-defense lookout, b. Informal. A person hired to ...

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