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pectoral sandpiper


Definitions from WordNet

Noun pectoral sandpiper has 1 sense
  1. pectoral sandpiper, jacksnipe, Calidris melanotos - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
    --1 is a kind of sandpiper
    --1 is a member of Calidris, genus Calidris

Definitions from the Web

Pectoral Sandpiper


A pectoral sandpiper is a small migratory shorebird species belonging to the Scolopacidae family. It is known for its distinctive markings and behavior.


Sense 1:

Noun: A bird of the Scolopacidae family, characterized by a streaked breast and a long, pointed bill.

Example Sentence: The pectoral sandpiper gracefully searched for food along the water's edge.

Sense 2:

Adjective: Relating to the pectoral region or chest.

Example Sentence: The pectoral sandpiper's chest had distinctive streaks of brown and white plumage.

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