A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Thu, 11 Jan '24
Part of a Florida flock
Wed, 31 May '23
Sacred bird of ancient Egypt
Mon, 12 Dec '22
Hieroglyphic bird
Tue, 6 Dec '22
Wetland wader with a down-curved bill
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Long-billed wader
Wed, 13 Jan '21
Wetlands denizen