spotted sandpiper(redirected from Actitis macularius)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Actitis macularius: spotted sandpiper
A widely distributed shorebird (Actitis macularius) of the Americas, having a brownish-gray back and, in the summer, white underparts with many small black spots. Also called peetweet.
(Animals) a North American sandpiper, Actitis macularia, having a spotted breast in its breeding plumage. Also called (US): peetweet