Origin of turnstone
Examples from the Web for turnstone
Historical Examples of turnstone
The Turnstone is a restless 88 little creature, ever on the run in quest of food.
This peculiarity has gained for the Turnstone its trivial name.
The Turnstone changes its haunts but little during the breeding season.
The stout, short-legged Turnstone is the most cosmopolitan of birds.An Australian Bird Book
John Albert Leach
The Turnstone belongs to a fourth family, but it is a very small one.Citizen Bird
Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
- either of two shore birds of the genus Arenaria, esp A. interpres (ruddy turnstone). They are related and similar to plovers and sandpipers