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 for wader
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wader \Wad"er\, n.
     1. One who, or that which, wades.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Zool.) Any long-legged bird that wades in the water in
        search of food, especially any species of limicoline or
        grallatorial birds; -- called also wading bird. See
        Illust. g, under Aves.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search
           of food [syn: wading bird, wader]

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