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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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greglasley

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January 16, 2017 10:51 AM CST

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kbaylady

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January 18, 2016 09:38 AM MST

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gyrrlfalcon

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January 15, 2017 04:44 PM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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sambiology

Date

January 12, 2017

Description

Headed down to the Lower Rio Grande Valley for a staff meeting with the other urban wildlife biologists.

Went to the World Birding Center in South Padre -- had to see the coast and the ocean on this trip. :)

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scottbuckel

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January 15, 2017 12:21 PM CST

Description

A photographer friend of mine is visiting Galveston this week so I took her around to a few sites on the upperTexas Coast. Too bad the light was so poor.

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greglasley

Date

January 15, 2017 11:37 AM CST

Description

Image taken in fog and drizzle. Two or three Gr. Yellowlegs with Willets

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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philipwoodscc

Date

January 13, 2017 10:20 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

One on the shore line and one in the small pond feeding alongside some Willets

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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miguel51cuellar

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January 11, 2017 12:38 PM CST

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psweet

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December 28, 2016 03:12 PM CST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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gpstewart

Date

January 11, 2017 10:08 AM CST

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Granger Lake Bell Co TX

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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zabbey

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January 1, 2017 12:26 PM PST

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direbecca

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December 16, 2016 02:18 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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