Upland Sandpiper - Sparky Stensaas
Upland Sandpipers are declining due to habitat loss. Their preferred breeding sites are sloping, hilly grasslands, but they will feed in flat soy bean fields as well [May 16; CR102 southeast of Wrenshall, Minnesota, Carlton County]

Upland Sandpipers are declining due to habitat loss. Their preferred breeding sites are sloping, hilly grasslands, but they will feed in flat soy bean fields as well [May 16; CR102 southeast of Wrenshall, Minnesota, Carlton County]

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