Sunday, 27 October 2013

Bird #74: Upland Sandpiper



Common Name: Upland Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Bartramia longicauda
Description: 11-12.5 inches; head small; bill short; neck long; upperparts brownish with black markings; underparts whitish; legs long yellowish; long tail- tail extends beyond wing tips.  

Habitat: Grasslands; pastures.
Statue: Migrant

References:

Websites:
·         Wikipedia
·         Whatbird.com
·         Nj.gov