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  • Portuguese
    • Perna-amarela-grande
  • Scientific Names
    • Tringa melanoleuca
  • French
    • grand chevalier
  • English
    • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Spanish
    • Patamarilla mayor
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • GRYE

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Recent observations

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

keimwj

Date

October 24, 2011 08:51 AM EDT

Description

24 Oct 2011.
Tuckerton Marshes, Ocean Co, NJ.
Nonbreeding plumage.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

rwp84

Date

October 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

rwp84

Date

October 20, 2014

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Square

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 04:43 PM CDT

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

abr

Date

October 10, 2014 10:19 AM PDT

Description

I think this is a yellowlegs...

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

May 8, 2013 04:13 PM PDT

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

October 9, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

kentr4000

Date

October 18, 2014 07:29 AM EDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

October 17, 2014 04:40 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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nawloomis

Date

October 17, 2014 04:22 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

October 11, 2012 03:34 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

March 21, 2012 08:56 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) is a large North American shorebird, similar in appearance to the smaller Lesser Yellowlegs. Its closest relative, however, is the Greenshank, which together with the Spotted Redshank form a close-knit group. Among them, these three species show all the basic leg and foot colors found in the shanks, demonstrating that this character is paraphyletic (Pereira & Baker, 2005). They are also the largest shanks apart from the Willet, which is altogether...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.