Calidris melanotos


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Related to Calidris melanotos: pectoral sandpiper, Calidrid
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Noun1.Calidris melanotos - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courtingCalidris melanotos - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Calidris, genus Calidris - a genus of Scolopacidae
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