Dun'lin noun [ Prob. of Celtic origin; confer Gael. dun hill (E. dune ), and linne pool, pond, lake, English lin .] (Zoology) A species of sandpiper ( Tringa alpina ); -- called also churr , dorbie
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<zoology> A species of sandpiper (Tringa alpina); called also churr, dorbie, grass bird, and red-backed sandpiper. It is found both in Europe and America. ... Origin: Prob. Of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. Dun hill (E. Dune), and linne pool, pond, lake, E. Lin. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (...
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• (n.) A species of sandpiper (Tringa alpina); -- called also churr, dorbie, grass bird, and red-backed sandpiper. It is found both in Europe and America.
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one of the most common and sociable birds of the sandpiper (q.v.) group. The dunlin is a member of the family Scolopacidae (order Charadriiformes). ...
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The Dunlin, Calidris alpina, is a small wader, sometimes separated with the other "stints" in Erolia. It is a circumpolar breeder in Arctic or subarctic regions. Birds that breed in northern Europe and Asia are long-distance migrants, wintering south to Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East. B...
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The Dunlin (Calidris alpina or Tringa variaibilis) is a British water bird of the sandpiper family Scolopacidae. It lives on sandy shores where it feeds on insects and larvae, sandhoppers, sandworms and small crustaceans and swims as well as wades in search of food. It is about 20 cm in length from ...
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Small gregarious shore bird Calidris alpina of the sandpiper family Scolopacidae, order Charadriformes, about 18 cm/7 in long, nesting on moors and marshes in the far northern regions of Eurasia and North America. Chestnut above and black below in summer, it is greyish in winter; the bill and...
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1) British water bird 2) Erolia alpina 3) Red-backed sandpiper 4) Sandpiper
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