duck snipe
Willet Wil"let, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large North American snipe ({Symphemia semipalmata}); -- called also {pill-willet}, {will-willet}, {semipalmated tattler}, or {snipe}, {duck snipe}, and {stone curlew}. [1913 Webster]

{Carolina willet}, the Hudsonian godwit. [1913 Webster]


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