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Shorebirds, several families in the Order Charadriiformes, are birds that tend to live, nest, and feed at or near the shore. Species include Avocets, Stilts, Curlews, Godwits, Oystercatchers, Stone-curlews or Thick-knees, Sandpipers, Lapwings, and Snipes.

Information listed here describes classification, size and appearance, locations, habitat, reproduction and nesting, social structure, threats, status, and conservation.
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