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Sandpiper vs. Killdeer

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Sandpipernoun

Any of various small wading birds of the family Scolopacidae.

Killdeernoun

A North American plover (Charadrius vociferus) with a distinctive cry and territorial behavior that includes feigning injury to distract interlopers from the nest.

Sandpipernoun

Any one of numerous species of small limicoline game birds belonging to Tringa, Actodromas, Ereunetes, and various allied genera of the family Tringidæ.

Killdeernoun

American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry

Sandpipernoun

A small lamprey eel; the pride.

Killdeer

The killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) is a large plover found in the Americas. It was described and given its current scientific name in 1758 by Carl Linnaeus in the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae.

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Sandpipernoun

any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers

Sandpiper

Sandpipers are a large family, Scolopacidae, of waders or shorebirds. They include many species called sandpipers, as well as those called by names such as curlew and snipe.

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