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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

hectorin

Date

October 26, 2014

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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anudibranchmom

Date

October 30, 2014 11:02 AM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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anudibranchmom

Date

October 30, 2014 09:39 AM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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susanelliott

Date

October 30, 2014

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dpom

Date

October 30, 2014 10:06 AM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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rwp84

Date

October 29, 2014

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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fdouglasmartin

Date

October 15, 2014 11:54 AM CDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 27, 2014 08:03 AM PDT

Description

Feeding in shallow pool. White eyebrow, black tipped tail.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 26, 2014

Description

Greater or lesser yellow legs? I don't know. :)

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

annikaml

Date

October 25, 2014 10:40 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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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.

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

rwp84

Date

October 20, 2014
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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.