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a common Eurasian sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea, having a brick-red breeding plumage and a greyish winter plumage
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curium, curl, curled paperwork, curler, curlew, curlew sandpiper, Curley, curli, curlicue, curling, curling iron
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How to use curlew sandpiper in a sentence
The haunt of one only—the curlew-sandpiper—still defies discovery.In the West Country|Francis A. Knight
In Doctor Walter's posthumous notes he writes that the curlew sandpiper nested in numbers near his winter quarters.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)|Arthur Cleveland Bent
Most of these were ring-dotterels, dunlins, and curlew-sandpiper, the two latter in full summer-plumage.Wild Spain (Espaa agreste)|Abel Chapman
Absolutely nothing is known of the nidification of the Curlew Sandpiper, and its egg has never yet been described.British Sea Birds|Charles Dixon