Dear Sir,—The history of the stone-curlew, Charadrius œdicnemus, is as follows.
I am assured now that it is the stone-curlew (Charadrius œdicnemus).
It struck him suddenly that Miss Latimer herself looked like a stone-curlew.
As autumn advances the stone-curlew gathers in large flocks, and then is as wary as its namesake.
Willet, wil′et, n. a North American bird of the snipe family, belonging to the tattler group—also stone-curlew.