[ UK /ɹˈɛdʃæŋk/ ]
  1. a common Old World wading bird with long red legs
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How To Use redshank In A Sentence

  • Dried redshank seeds were eaten by the sparrows, and linnets.
  • In the distance the shingle gave way to muddy sand and she could see dunlin and redshank at the water's edge. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE
  • There were peeps, probably some types of stints, larger redshank sized birds and some Tringa species.
  • The haunts of the mallard, the snipe, the redshank, and the bittern, have been drained equally with the summer dwellings of the lapwing and the curlew. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 531, January 28, 1832
  • The most abundant are dunlin (Calidris alpina), bar-tailed godwit (Limosa lapponica), curlew sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) and redshank (Tringa totanus) all with populations of over 100,000 birds. Atlantic coastal desert
  • He has 120 breeding pairs of waders on his land, including lapwings, curlews and redshanks.
  • The shocking results from the county are that no breeding pairs of curlew, lapwing, redshank, snipe or oystercatcher were recorded on the sites surveyed.
  • She had turned and looked down, as she always did when human complexities made her seek reassurance as to the worth of this world, on the shiny mud-flats, blue-veined with the running tides, and green marshes where the redshanks choired. The Judge
  • Bird species to be seen include ringed plover, oystercatcher, redshank and little grebe.
  • Common offenders are annual meadow grass, chickweed, fat hen, groundsel, hairy bittercress, redshank and shepherd's purse. Times, Sunday Times
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