Definition of turnstone in English:

turnstone

Line breaks: turn|stone
Pronunciation: /ˈtəːnstəʊn
 
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noun

A small short-billed wading bird of the sandpiper family that turns over stones to feed on small animals beneath them.
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  • Knots and turnstones are both medium-sized waders that inhabit intertidal coastal areas outside the breeding season.
  • Active foragers, turnstones are best known for their habit of turning over objects and eating the food underneath.
  • Knots and turnstones arrive at Alert in late May through early June, when the weather is cold and unpredictable and food resources scarce.

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