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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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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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lonnyholmes

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September 26, 2016 07:33 AM PDT

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kleinerj

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September 24, 2016

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kleinerj

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September 24, 2016

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finatic

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September 18, 2016 12:29 PM PDT

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Maricopa County, Arizona, US

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allenratzlaff

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September 22, 2016 12:04 PM EDT

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johnyochum

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January 22, 2014 04:33 PM CST

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slsfirefight

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October 23, 2015 08:50 AM PDT

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dpom

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September 24, 2016 09:37 AM PDT

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keimwj

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August 30, 2016 04:55 PM EDT

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30 Aug 2016.
Core Creek Park, Bucks Co, PA.

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slsfirefight

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September 23, 2016 05:29 PM PDT

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philipwoodscc

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September 23, 2016 11:31 PM CDT

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two birds in the middle

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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paloma

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September 23, 2016 11:41 AM PDT
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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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