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Actitis macularia

Definition of the noun actitis macularia

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noun

  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 previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Illinois (1908)

by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, Howard F. Dyson

Spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), commonly called Tip-up or River Snipe. Long-billed curlew (Numenius longirostis). American coot (Fulica americana), or mud ben. Florida gallinule (Gallinula galeata). Virginia rail (Rallus virginianus).

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck

The commonest and best known species of this group in the Eastern United States is the spotted sandpiper or 'tip-up' (Actitis macularia). It is over seven inches long, green-gray above and white below, marked and spotted with black. It is not ...

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 previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings

The common sandpiper (Actitis macularia) is often called ...

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 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 previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

Species commonly seen in Canada include spotted, solitary, semipalmated, white-rumped and pectoral sandpipers (Actitis macularia, Tringa solitaria, Calidris pusilla, C. fuscicollis, C. melanotos, respectively) and dunlin (C. alpina).

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.

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