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wading bird

noun
1.
wader (def 2).
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • The impoundment is cooperatively managed for wading bird foraging habitat, mosquito control, and natural tidal exchange.
  • wading bird rookeries, osprey nesting and colonial nesting birds occur.
  • It is world famous for its spectacular wading bird populations.
  • Many animals are endangered or threatened and wading bird populations have been greatly reduced.
  • Several shorebird nesting areas and wading bird rookeries are located on the refuge.

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