curlew sandpiper

noun

Definition of curlew sandpiper

: a sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) that is widely distributed in the Old World and has a curved bill like that of a curlew

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“Curlew sandpiper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curlew%20sandpiper. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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