family Scolopacidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Charadrii, suborder Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Aphriza, genus Aphriza - a genus of Scolopacidae
Actitis, genus Actitis - a genus of Scolopacidae
Erolia, genus Erolia - a genus of Scolopacidae
genus Tringa, Tringa - a genus of Scolopacidae
Calidris, genus Calidris - a genus of Scolopacidae
Crocethia, genus Crocethia - a genus of Scolopacidae
Bartramia, genus Bartramia - a genus of Scolopacidae
genus Scolopax, Scolopax - type of the Scolopacidae: Old World woodcocks
genus Philohela, Philohela - American woodcocks
genus Limosa, Limosa - godwits
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squatarola (Linnaues), black- I O bellied plover Family Recurvirostridae (stilts and avocets) Himantopus mexicanus (Muller), I R black-necked stilt Recurvirostra americana Gmelin, I R American avocet Family Scolopacidae (sandpipers, phalaropes, and allies) Actitis macularia (Linnaeus), I O spotted sandpiper Arenaria interpres (Linnaeus), I R ruddy turnstone Bartramia longicauda I R (Bechstein), upland sandpiper Calidris acuminata (Horsfield), I R sharp-tailed sandpiper C.