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

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Recent observations

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 1, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

rpayne

Date

September 1, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

tiwane

Date

August 29, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 28, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

panza_rayada

Date

January 27, 2012 11:06 AM CST

Description

Tringa melanoleuca
Greater Yellowlegs
Brisas del Suchiate
Chiapas
México

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

phylocode

Date

August 23, 2015 05:02 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

meganknwsa

Date

August 21, 2015 10:30 AM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

larry522

Date

August 23, 2015 08:04 AM EDT

Place

Delta Park (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

swampy

Date

August 21, 2015

Description

This individual went down into the water up to its belly to cross to another patch of vegetation.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

dpom

Date

August 20, 2015 10:28 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.