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Related to ruddy turnstone: black turnstone
A widely distributed coastal shorebird (Arenaria interpres) having chestnut, black, and white plumage.
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a common, strikingly patterned turnstone, Arenaria interpres, that breeds in the Arctic and winters along coasts over much of the world.
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|Noun||1.||ruddy turnstone - common Arctic turnstone that winters in South America and Australia|
turnstone - migratory shorebirds of the plover family that turn over stones in searching for food
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