- A North American sandpiper that breeds on upland fields. Also called upland plover.
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- Bartramia longicauda
- Other mowed strips, such as along roadways, are used by upland sandpipers and other birds for feeding.
- Osborne and Peterson estimated that 75% of Ohio's upland sandpiper nesting population used airport grasslands.
- In New York, for example, the number of upland sandpipers declined by an estimated 84 percent from 1966 to 1995, according to the North American Breeding Bird Survey.