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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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July 24, 2016 09:27 AM PDT

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July 23, 2016 09:39 AM PDT

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June 17, 2016 06:02 PM AKDT

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July 18, 2016 01:33 PM ADT

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kimssight

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July 18, 2016 08:45 AM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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July 7, 2016 05:45 AM PDT

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mustardlypig

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July 5, 2016 01:17 PM AKDT

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tereka_lasso

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January 2, 2004 03:14 PM MST

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gwark

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October 20, 2012 01:52 PM AKDT

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salmonskyview

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June 28, 2016

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aureliomolinahdz

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January 3, 2016 12:07 PM CST

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Río Atliyac.

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jaykeller

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June 11, 2016 11:10 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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