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Definition of the noun actitis macularia
What does actitis macularia mean as a name of something?
- common North American sandpiper
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by Brent Douglas Galloway
['Actitis macularia'], literally (probably) /' characteristically (goes) weeth'/, ASM ['the call of the spotted sandpiper is described ...
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).
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 ...
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.
by Edna MacLean
iksriktaayuuq spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), ...
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 ...
Nelson'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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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).
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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- Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia
Cayo Coco, Cuba
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- Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia)
Photo credit: Dominic Sherony
- Playero coleador [Spotted Sandpiper] (Actitis macularia)
Lugar / place / lieu : Ocumare de la Costa, Estado Aragua, Venezuela.
Photo credit: Cristóbal Alvarado Minic
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