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Noun1.Catoptrophorus - willetCatoptrophorus - willet          
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, willet - large North American shorebird of eastern and Gulf Coasts
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1 American avocet Recurvirostra americana 4 0 0 Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus 4 0 0 Spotted sandpiper Actitis macularia 4 1.
The foods of willets, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, and clapper rails, Rallus longirostis, consist of aquatic insects, polychaetes, small crabs, mollusks, fish larvae and small fish (Bent, 1929, 1963).
and large shorebirds (Limosa, Catoptrophorus, Recurvirostra, Numenius and Tringa spp.