[ US /ˈʃɔɹˌbɝd/ ]
- any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
How To Use shorebird In A Sentence
- Some common shorebirds and seabirds in the Southern Arctic are the semi-palmated plover, northern phalarope, lapland longspur, parasitic jaeger, and semi-palmated plover.
- The intertidal mudflats and coastal lagoons are important staging sites for migratory shorebirds, including red knot Calidris canutus, white-rumped sandpiper C. fuscicollis and Hudsonian godwit Limosa haemastica. Península Valdés, Argentina
- Many shorebirds and seabirds are found here, including rhinoceros auklet, Brandt's cormorants, and all manner of gulls, puffins, petrels, murres, and more.
- In this area, ducks, wading birds, and shorebirds are awaiting your visit.
- In addition, killdeer, pipits and some shorebirds visit the grassy areas of landfills.
- In waders and shorebirds, which have large eggs for their body size, clutches are usually limited to a maximum of four eggs.
- Killdeer are common in our area; although classified as a shorebird, they are commonly seen nesting in fields, golf courses or parking lots - often far from water. Marconews.com Stories
- Hikers will enjoy several Alabama wildlife areas where they can gaze at gators and shorebirds.
- A birdwatcher 65 million years ago could have seen relatives of today's loons, geese and ducks, albatrosses and petrels, and gulls and shorebirds, and possibly other familiar birds as well.
- Currently, visitors to the flats are likely to see sandpipers, avocets, oystercatchers, godwits, dowitchers, plovers and other shorebirds on their way south.