spotted sand-piper

spotted sandpiper

noun
a North American sandpiper, Actitis macularia, that has brownish-gray upper parts and white underparts, and is spotted with black in the summer.

Origin:
1760–70

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spotted sandpiper
 
n
Also called (US): peetweet a North American sandpiper, Actitis macularia, having a spotted breast in its breeding plumage

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