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  • Russian
    • Пёстрый улит
  • 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

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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jaykeller

Date

July 27, 2015 02:38 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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tiwane

Date

July 31, 2015 03:59 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dpom

Date

July 24, 2015 09:20 AM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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anudibranchmom

Date

July 24, 2015 08:25 AM PDT

Description

3-note call.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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jmaughn

Date

July 23, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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james5

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July 15, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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guevara-medina

Date

May 14, 2010

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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jmaughn

Date

July 16, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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annikaml

Date

November 6, 2008

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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anudibranchmom

Date

July 14, 2015 08:19 AM PDT

Description

Yellowlegs...

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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July 13, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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elinpierce

Date

July 12, 2015 01:22 PM AKDT

Description

15 foraging in estuary

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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.