pectoral sandpiper definition by Webster's New World
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a large, grayish-brown, American sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) with a streaked breast, white belly, and yellow legs
pectoral sandpiper definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A New World sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) with brownish streaks on the upper part of the breast. The male inflates its breast during courtship.