wader

[ US /ˈweɪdɝ/ ]
[ UK /wˈe‍ɪdɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
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How To Use wader In A Sentence

  • They show high numbers of breeding waders in contrast to unmanaged unkeepered moors, which had very low numbers.
  • One pretty little wader, an avoset, appears as if standing on stilts, its legs are so long; and its bill seems bent the wrong way, or upward. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
  • I was expecting to see puffins, exciting divers and a variety of waders.
  • There are strong tidal currents in the area as well as mud, which can trap waders and swimmers.
  • The fish nipped the wader's toe.
  • The smaller waders will feed on the bivalve molluscs and the little worms and that that are actually in the mud and sand.
  • One Hickling nest was built on the top of an abandoned coot's nest and in water so deep that the keeper had difficulty in reaching it clad in thigh waders.
  • Both waders immediately filled and I caught my breath as freezing April waters began to stimulate sensitive nether regions.
  • If the weather turns rough, your guide can no doubt fit you up with waterproof clothing and waders.
  • You're likely to see waders as well as a variety of herons, stilts, and even the endangered West Indian whistling duck.
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