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Sandpiper, Upland
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Bartramia longicauda
Africa, Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Anguilla, Antarctica and Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Arizona, Arkansas, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Columbia, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, California, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central Africa, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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An adult is roughly 12" long with a 26" wingspan. The average weight is 6 oz. This odd bird has a small dove-like head on a long neck. It is heavily marbled black and brown on the back and wings. The neck is streaked with dark brown which continues down to the breast and on to the flanks. The belly and undertail coverts are white. The tail is quite long for a sandpiper. The Upland also sports a white eyering and long yellow legs. ...
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