Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
During my summers conducting wildlife research across the Missouri Coteau of North Dakota, not many creatures moved me more than the upland sandpiper; that “shorebird of the prairie”, that delicate avian friend of mine with the somewhat melancholy whistle, a song so gently delivered, such sweetness to hear, so comforting to know.
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