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  • Portuguese
    • Perna-amarela-grande
  • Scientific Names
    • Tringa melanoleuca
  • French
    • grand chevalier
  • English
    • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Spanish
    • Patamarilla mayor
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • GRYE

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dpom

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November 23, 2014 02:00 PM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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chuckd

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November 23, 2014

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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brianw

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May 9, 2009

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dpom

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November 23, 2014 02:28 PM PST

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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robberfly

Date

November 23, 2014

Description

Such a pretty bird...

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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finatic

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November 22, 2014 07:47 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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robberfly

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November 22, 2014

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greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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smnhc

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November 17, 2014 10:53 AM MST

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greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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erikamitchell

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October 25, 2014 06:58 AM EDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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finatic

Date

November 16, 2014 10:48 AM PST

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San Diego County, California, US

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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luranga

Date

November 17, 2014 03:45 PM CST

Description

Looked like they were snackin' on crawdaddys...

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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chuckd

Date

November 8, 2014

Description

and Killdeer at LAERF

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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.