What is another word for sandpipers?

Pronunciation: [sˈandpɪpəz] (IPA)

Sandpipers are a type of bird that belong to the Scolopacidae family. These migratory birds are known for their long, thin bills that they use to probe the sand for food. Other synonyms for sandpipers include shorebirds, waders, and plovers. These birds are found along beaches, marshes, and mudflats all over the world. Some popular species of sandpipers include the dunlin, sanderling, and ruddy turnstone. Their unique physical features allow them to thrive in harsh environments and feed on small organisms like worms, crustaceans, and insects. Sandpipers are beautiful birds that are loved by birdwatchers all over the world.

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Usage examples for Sandpipers

One might as well ask how long the sandpipers and oyster-catchers had bred on their separate grounds under the north slope of the cliffs towards Brefar.
"Major Vigoureux"
A. T. Quiller-Couch
White drifts of sea-gulls and pelican across the face of the cliff, gray clouds of sandpipers rising from the beach, the dripping flight of ducks over the salt meadows, and the occasional splash of a seal from the rocks, were the only signs of life that could be seen from the decks of passing ships.
"Sally Dows and Other Stories"
Bret Harte
Once I had a thrill when a pair of sandpipers flicked out of a tiny cove and flew, glancing white, with pointed wings ahead of us.
"The Silent Isle"
Arthur Christopher Benson

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