white-rumped sandpiper

noun (1)

Definition of white-rumped sandpiper

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a common small migratory sandpiper (Erolia fuscicollis) of eastern North America that breeds in the arctic and winters in southern South America and that is streaked buff and grayish brown with a conspicuous white rump

white-rumped shrike

noun (2)

Definition of white-rumped shrike (Entry 2 of 2)

: a western North American shrike (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides) that is largely gray above and plain white on the underparts

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First Known Use of white-rumped sandpiper

Noun (1)

1868, in the meaning defined above

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