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sem·i·pal·mate

 (sĕm′ē-păl′māt′, -pä′-, -päl′māt′, sĕm′ī-) also sem·i·pal·mat·ed (-mā′tĭd)
adj.
Having partial webbing between the toes, as in grouse and some waterbirds.

semipalmate

(ˌsɛmɪˈpæmɪt) or

semipalmated

adj
(Zoology) (of the feet of some birds) having the front three toes partly webbed

sem·i·pal·mate

(sĕm′ē-păl′māt′, sĕm′ē-päl′māt′)
Having partially webbed feet or toes, as many wading and shore birds do.
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1997: Mixed sexual dimorphism in semipalmated plovers.
Redhead Ay thy a americana Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Canvasback Aythya valisineria Lesser Scaup Aythya afpnis Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrarhynchos Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi American Coot Fulica americana Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Killdeer Charadrius vociferans Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Spotted Sandpiper Actitis mandarins Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus Generic sandpiper Calidris sp.
Coloniality, mate retention, and nest-site characteristics in the Semipalmated Sandpiper.
Small shorebirds" included semipalmated sandpipers [Calidris pusilla (Linnaeus, 1766)], western sandpipers [Calidris mauri (Cabanis, 1857)], least sandpipers [Calidris minutilla (Viellot, 1819)], plovers, and other small "peeps.
Charadrius semipalmatus Bonaparte, 1825 (Charadriidae), commonly known as Semipalmated Plover, is a migrating bird that leaves the Arctic lakes, rivers and swamps in the winter (Nol and Blanken, 1999).
Spatial temporal and weather factors influencing the foraging behavior of migrating semipalmated sandpipers.
During migrations, Semipalmated Sandpipers Calidris pusilla foraged on intertidal amphipods during nighttime low tides (McCurdy et al.
Blanken MS and Nol E (1998) Factors affecting parental behavior in Semipalmated Plovers.
The agency has also gunned down the brown-headed cowbird, boat-tailed grackle, common raven, American crow, fish crow and waterfowl and wading birds that relish the coastal wetlands neighboring Kennedy, such as the wood duck, bufflehead, American wigeon, semipalmated plover, sanderling, least sandpiper, black-crowned night heron, great egret and cattle egret, according to Port Authority records.
1981), pied avocets Recurvirostra avosetta (Lengyel 2007), semipalmated sandpipers Calidris pusilla (Safriel 1975), Kentish plovers Charadrius alexandrines (Szekely & Cuthill 2000), Spanish imperial eagles Aquila adalberti (Ferrer & Hiraldo 1991) and piping plovers Charadrius melodus (Flemming 1987).
Feeding of western and semipalmated sandpipers in Peruvian winter quarters.
Locally a Semipalmated Sandpiper, touted by some to be a rarer Western Sandpiper, was still off Hoylake last weekend and with so many birders there searching, a White-rumped Sandpiper was also discovered.