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  • n. Any of the birds of the taxonomic family Charadriidae.


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  • Among birds, the best is the Wrybill, a mid-sized charadriid wader endemic to New Zealand.

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  • Phylogenetic studies find it to be close to Charadrius (Chu 1995), and thus probably a core charadriid (traditional Charadriidae is not monophyletic (Ericson et al. 2003)).

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