Sentence Examples with the word greenshank

Melanoleucus, there called willets, telltales or tattlers, which in general habits resemble the greenshank of the Old World.

The greenshank is a native of the northern parts of the Old World, but in winter it wanders far to the south, and occurs regularly at the Cape of Good Hope, in India and thence throughout the Indo-Malay Archipelago to Australia.