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Noun1.Calidris - a genus of ScolopacidaeCalidris - a genus of Scolopacidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
Calidris melanotos, pectoral sandpiper, jacksnipe - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
Calidris canutus, grayback, greyback, knot - a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
Calidris Ferruginea, curlew sandpiper - Old World sandpiper with a curved bill like a curlew
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and Elner, W (2005) "Functional association of bill morphology and foraging behaviour in calidrid sandpipers" Animal Biology, 55 (3): 235-243.
The Calidrid wader, a critically endangered Red-breasted goose, and Greenland's White-fronted goose are faced with extinction.
Despite the visibility from observation sites, most calidrid sandpipers could only occasionally be identified to species, and were analyzed as "peeps.