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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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"The islands on Wader Lake are a vital nesting and breeding habitat for many bird species.
Among the waders were Curlew, Lapwing, Oystercatcher, Knot, Dunlin, Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank and Golden Plover.
The Wash Wader Ringing Group, a volunteer-run bird study group of professional ornithologists and conservationists, monitors, catches, rings and takes biometrics from migratory wading birds in the Wash Estuary in Norfolk and Lincolnshire.
Drake's new Guardian Elite series features a lightweight but warm boot, no-buckle shoulder straps, and it works at being more durable than any wader on the market.
Waders are among the bird world's great travellers: the red knot, a common winter visitor to the UK, flies to South Africa and the tip of South America for the southern summers, then heads to the other end of the globe in the northern summer, to breed in the Arctic tundra.
A couple of days after constable Wader's arrest, Pachan Shiva ( 28), one of the two assailants, was also arrested.
Vincent Lopez and Jacques Wader of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates represented the tenant in the transaction.
Following in the example of 1987's Shorebirds in Australia, produced by the Australasian Waders Study Group, the editors of this work (of the Queensland Wader Study Group, Australia) present recent research on the biology and conservation of the shorebirds of Australia.
Wang Hong Jun Wader, AIM's newly appointed applications engineer, will manage the newest AIM office.
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There is increasing evidence that breeding wader censuses often have significantly underestimated densities in the Arctic and other areas.
Hodgman designers say the flexible Antron/neoprene knee pads on their new Flex-Lite Breathable Wader (left) increase durability and provide greater freedom of motion.