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red·shank

 (rĕd′shăngk′)
n.
Either of two migratory shorebirds (Tringa totanus or T. erythropus) of the Eastern Hemisphere, having long red legs.
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redshank

(ˈrɛdˌʃæŋk)
n
(Animals) either of two large common European sandpipers, Tringa totanus or T. erythropus (spotted redshank), having red legs
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redshank - a common Old World wading bird with long red legsredshank - a common Old World wading bird with long red legs
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
genus Tringa, Tringa - a genus of Scolopacidae
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Translations

redshank

[ˈredʃæŋk] Narchibebe m
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redshank

[ˈrɛdˌʃæŋk] n (Zool) → pettegola
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I was strolling around the outskirts of Hartlepool Docks the other day and was delighted to see redshanks all over the place.
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Paul Stamp, who lives in Bedlington, won the Wildlife in the Landscape category with his image of storm-blown redshanks off Cresswell in Northumberland.
Nature lovers will want to visit the nearby RSPB Ynys-hir nature reserve, where Welsh oak woodland meets wet grassland and salt marshes, rare butter-flies and plants abound and birdwatchers can enjoy the company of wading birds such as lapwings and redshanks.
Sunday's green sandpiper was followed by more signs of autumn: a ruff and golden plover at Conwy, with redshanks, curlews and oystercatchers increasing as they return from nesting areas.