Upland Sandpiper Identification

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.
Relative Size

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Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 11.0-12.6 in (28-32 cm)
    • Weight: 3.4-8.0 oz (97-226 g)
    • Wingspan: 18.5 in (47 cm)