upland sandpiper definition by Webster's New World
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a large, short-billed sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) found in the fields and uplands of the interior of North and South America
formerly called upland plover
upland sandpiper definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A large brownish sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) inhabiting the fields and uplands of southern Canada and the northern United States east of the Rocky Mountains. Also called upland plover.