western sandpiper

noun

Definition of western sandpiper

: a small sandpiper (Ereunetes mauri) very closely related to the semipalmated sandpiper which it chiefly replaces in western North America but frequently occurring also along the Atlantic coast

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“Western sandpiper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20sandpiper. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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