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Definition 1: any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for shorebird in the sense of this definition

(shorebird is a kind of ...) any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food

(... is a kind of shorebird ) swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles

(... is a kind of shorebird ) Old World shorebird with long pointed wings and short legs; closely related to the coursers

(... is a kind of shorebird ) small sandpiper-like shorebird having lobate toes and being good swimmers; breed in the Arctic and winter in the tropics

(... is a kind of shorebird ) black-and-white shorebird with stout legs and bill; feed on oysters etc.

(... is a kind of shorebird ) long-legged web-footed black-and-white shorebird with slender upward-curving bill

(... is a kind of shorebird ) long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australia

(... is a kind of shorebird ) long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons

(... is a kind of shorebird ) large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill

(... is a kind of shorebird ) large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill

(... is a kind of shorebird ) Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks

(... is a kind of shorebird ) game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe

(... is a kind of shorebird ) sandpiper-like shorebird of Pacific coasts of North America and South America

(... is a kind of shorebird ) any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers

(... is a kind of shorebird ) any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers

(... is a kind of shorebird ) large-headed large-eyed crepuscular or nocturnal shorebird of the Old World and tropical America having a thickened knee joint

(... is a member of shorebird) shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews

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