n.— «Upland sandpiper stands with a very erect posture for a shorebird. It often will perch on a fence post and make its distinctive wolf whistle call. The “Uppie” has a brown mottled back and a white breast, with black side streaking. The bird exhibits a rather small head and a long, thin neck. It has a short yellow bill, with a black tip, and long yellow legs.» —“Grasslands development disturbs breeding space” Star-Ledger (Newark, New Jersey) July 5, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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