Classification
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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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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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mikaelb

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February 7, 2016 09:48 AM CST

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Taken during the Birding on Broadmeade monthly group bird walk.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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scottbuckel

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February 7, 2016 10:39 AM CST

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On my way back from the 1776 Memorial Park, I decided to stop by another park.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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francisco3

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February 5, 2016 10:31 AM HST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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February 3, 2016 04:34 PM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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asemerdj

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February 4, 2016 06:27 AM PST

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tiwane

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February 3, 2016 04:24 PM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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annikaml

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January 12, 2016 02:28 PM CST

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tiwane

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February 3, 2016 08:18 AM PST

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aureliomolinahdz

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February 2, 2016 12:30 PM CST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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jcamacho

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January 31, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dpom

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January 31, 2016 02:53 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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