wandering tattler

noun

: either of two shorebirds (Heteroscelus incanus and H. brevipes) summering on the coasts and interior of Alaska and Siberia and wintering in many Pacific islands and being similar in form and size to the yellowlegs although the color of their upperparts is a uniform slaty gray

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“Wandering tattler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wandering%20tattler. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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