Baird's sandpiper

noun

Definition of Baird's sandpiper

  1. :  a small migratory sandpiper (Erolia bairdii) chiefly of western North America that breeds in the arctic tundras and winters in South America and is mottled buff and gray with a dark rump and a short slender bill

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Origin and Etymology of baird's sandpiper

after Spencer F. Baird †1887 American zoologist


First Known Use: 1889


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