Upland sandpiper

Definition of Upland sandpiper

(Zool.) a large American sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) much valued as a game bird. Unlike most sandpipers, it frequents fields and uplands. Called also Bartramian sandpiper, Bartram's tattler, field plover, grass plover, highland plover, hillbird, humility, prairie plover, prairie pigeon, prairie snipe, papabote, quaily, and uplander.

See also: Upland

Related Words

Bartramia, Bartramia longicauda, Bartramian sandpiper, genus Bartramia, sandpiper, upland plover
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