Upland Sandpiper

(Bartramia longicauda)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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NatureServe

N5B - Secure Breeding

S4B - Apparently Secure Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Uncommon migrant, common breeder

Habitat

Tallgrass prairie, open grasslands, prairies, hayfields, sedge meadows, unmowed alfalfa and timothy fields.

Size

11 to 12½ in length

26 wingspan


Identification

 

 
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Food

Grasshoppers, beetles, and other insects

 
Nesting

 

 
Migration

April and May to early August


Comments

Can often be seen perching on fenceposts on its Breeding grounds.


Taxonomy

Order:

Charadriiformes (shorebirds and relatives)

 

Family:

Scolopacidae (sandpipers)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Upland Sandpiper
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Uploaded on May 20, 2011

Near Mio, Michigan, 20 May 2011

 
     
  Calls of the Upland Sandpiper
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Published on Jun 27, 2012

Uplands sandpipers (Bartramia longicauda) by Chaplin Lake, Saskatchewan.

 
     
  Upland Sandpiper juvenile
Philip Parsons
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Oct 18, 2011

Upland Sandpiper filmed on St Marys, Isles of Scilly in a poughed field at Maypole

 
     
  Upland Sandpipers - Dunn Ranch
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Published on Jun 4, 2012

Disgicsoped at Dunn Ranch, Harrison County, MO - 6/4/12

 
     
  Upland Sandpiper (Scolopacidae: Bartramia longicauda)
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Uploaded on Jul 28, 2009

Photographed near Mekinock, North Dakota (27 July 2009).

 
     

 

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