Solitary sandpiper


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Related to Solitary sandpiper: lesser yellowlegs, spotted sandpiper
(Zool.) an American tattler (Totanus solitarius).

See also: Solitary

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Then one day as I sat writing at the kitchen table, a solitary sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) the only solitary sandpiper, in fact, that we have ever seen at our cabin, flying as fast as a solitary sandpiper can possibly fly, smacked into the window.
LEAVING Ireland this week was made very tough as the two American yellow warblers which appeared in Co Cork last week were added to with another duo, a solitary sandpiper and northern waterthrush, both supreme vagrants from the States - I didn't get to see any despite being in the country.