long-billed dowitcher
Longbeak Long"beak`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The American redbellied snipe ({Macrorhamphus scolopaceus}); -- called also {long-billed dowitcher}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Long-billed Dowitcher — Taxobox name = Long billed Dowitcher status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Scolopacidae genus = Limnodromus species = L. scolopaceus binomial …   Wikipedia

  • long-billed dowitcher — ilgasnapis dumblius statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Limnodromus scolopaceus angl. long billed dowitcher vok. Großer Schlammläufer, m rus. длинноклювый американский бекасовидный веретенник, m pranc. bécassine à long bec, m …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • long-billed dowitcher — noun : a rather large dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus scolopaceus) of western No. America that has a long bill and that breeds along the arctic coast of Alaska and winters south into Mexico …   Useful english dictionary

  • Long-billed — may refer to:* Long billed Black Cockatoo, cockatoo endemic to south western Australia * Long billed Corella, cockatoo native to Australia * Long billed Curlew, very large shorebird * Long billed Dowitcher, medium sized shorebird * Long billed… …   Wikipedia

  • Short-billed Dowitcher — Taxobox name = Short billed Dowitcher status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Scolopacidae genus = Limnodromus species = L. griseus binomial = Limnodromus griseus… …   Wikipedia

  • Dowitcher — Dowitchers Long billed Dowitcher Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • dowitcher — /dow ich euhr/, n. any of several long billed, snipelike shore birds of North America and Asia, esp. Limnodromus griseus. [1835 45, Amer.; perh. < N Iroquoian; cf. Mohawk tawístawis snipe] * * * ▪ bird  any of three species of shorebirds… …   Universalium

  • dowitcher — ☆ dowitcher [dou′ich ər ] n. pl. dowitchers or dowitcher [< AmInd (Iroquoian) native name] a medium sized, long legged, long billed snipe (genus Limnodromus) of North America and Asia …   English World dictionary

  • dowitcher — long billed North American wading bird Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • dowitcher — noun (plural dowitchers; also dowitcher) Etymology: probably of Iroquoian origin; akin to Oneida tawístawis dowitcher Date: 1841 any of several long billed wading birds (especially Limnodromus griseus and L. scolopaceus of the family… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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