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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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mgochfeld

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April 14, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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creationkeeper

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May 22, 2016 02:42 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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celticcail

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May 16, 2016 12:41 PM ADT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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lindamwhite

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May 13, 2016

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Square

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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adrained

Date

May 21, 2016 12:06 PM MST

Description

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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mmcmasters

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May 8, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dfwuw

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February 6, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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medndatamanager

Date

May 17, 2016 11:23 AM PDT

Description

1 seen; Observed by: Bonnie Clarfield; entered into eBird

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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coachwhipbooks

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May 13, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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amstrong1

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May 14, 2016

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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creationkeeper

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May 13, 2016 08:45 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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May 11, 2016
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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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