Upland Sandpiper

Bartramia longicauda

Found in the Sandhills during the summer
Long neck and bill, with long legs and large eyes
Populations have declined since mid 1800’s

Adult Description

  • Medium-sized sandpiper.
  • Small head.
  • Long neck.
  • Straight bill.
  • Long legs.
  • Large eyes.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar to adult, but with pale edges to back feathers.


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