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

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Recent observations

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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awijker

Date

July 19, 1992

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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kueda

Date

December 4, 2016 12:41 PM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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yburch

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December 3, 2016 09:34 AM HST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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redabbott

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December 4, 2016 11:38 AM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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ross2

Date

December 3, 2016 04:05 PM PST

Description

yellowlegs, but I don't know greater or lesser

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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ldjaffe

Date

November 29, 2016 04:23 PM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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hunteryarbrough

Date

November 27, 2016 09:44 AM CST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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jaykeller

Date

October 16, 2016 12:47 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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amzapp

Date

December 2, 2016 11:24 AM CST

Description

These two were having a foot race along the shoreline.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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hfabian

Date

December 1, 2016 12:39 PM PST

Description

Under stilts.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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hfabian

Date

December 1, 2016 12:40 PM PST

Description

With Stilt.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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hfabian

Date

December 1, 2016 12:39 PM PST
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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.
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