A dowitcher on the beach.
Any of several shorebirds of the genus Limnodromus that breed in far northern latitudes and have brownish plumage and a long straight bill.
Origin of dowitcherPerhaps from Mohawk tawístawis, snipe.
- Any of three long-legged and long-billed migratory wading birds in the genus Limnodromus of the family Scolopacidae.
Variant of dowitcher