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  • Scientific Names
    • 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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

briangratwicke

Date

May 16, 2015

Place

Cape May (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Patamarilla mayor Tringa melanoleuca

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

cdmar10

Date

May 17, 2015 01:31 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

May 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

cdmar10

Date

May 14, 2015 02:55 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

celticcail

Date

May 13, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

May 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

May 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

May 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

kentr4000

Date

May 7, 2015 11:05 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 29, 2015 06:04 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

finatic

Date

April 24, 2015 06:21 PM PDT

Description

Galveston County, Texas, US

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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.