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wader

1. any of various long-legged birds, esp those of the order Ciconiiformes (herons, storks, etc.), that live near water and feed on fish, etc.
2. a Brit name for shore bird

wader

[′wād·ər]
(vertebrate zoology)
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Instead of throwing your rubbers in the bed of a truck try storing them in Drake's Mesh Wader Bag.
Numbers and distribution of breeding waders in Ryazan Region.
However, the activist's father Bhikhabhai Mithubhai Jethwa told M AIL T ODAY on the phone from his village in Amreli district: " The police's claim of presenting constable Wader as a conspirator is rubbish.
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Another wader, but in a very different habitat, was a confiding juvenile Dotterel on the Great Orme's limestone pavement for five days until Sunday.
The striking black and white waders have bred successfully every spring since, and in April 2010 a second pair briefly appeared on the water but were chased off by the territorial original residents, which were already nesting.
LONE WADER The curlew is one of the birds being assessed by the RSPB study - lapwing, golden plover, dunlin and snipe are the others
Jethwa's father Bhikhabhai Mithubhai told M AIL T ODAY over phone that the " police claim of constable Wader as a conspirator in my son's murder is rubbish.
If the decline of key species in other areas continues at the present rate grouse moors will soon become the last bastions of wader and black grouse populations in the UK.
The islands support some of the most important populations of breeding waders in the British Isles, such as dunlin, redshank and oystercatcher.