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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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backbaynwr

Date

April 23, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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backbaynwr

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April 23, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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backbaynwr

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April 23, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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thawkins35

Date

April 25, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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sarahnwilson

Date

August 6, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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liapun312

Date

May 1, 2016 06:18 PM CDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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reallifeecology

Date

April 28, 2016 02:33 PM CDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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reallifeecology

Date

April 27, 2016 12:51 PM CDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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muir

Date

April 29, 2016 12:38 PM EDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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tonyblake

Date

May 1, 2016 02:24 PM MDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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blubayou

Date

April 26, 2016 01:00 PM CDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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digibirdtrek

Date

April 30, 2016 08:01 AM PDT

Description

Some greater yellowlegs with an avocet

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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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