Calidris

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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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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." No attempt was made routinely to separate Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) from Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes), Short-billed Dowitchers (Limnodromus griseus) from Long-billed Dowitchers (Limnodromus scolopaceus), or Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) from Neotropic Cormorants (Phalacrocorax brasilianus).