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

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Recent observations

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Greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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paul_norwood

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April 25, 2015 12:31 PM AKDT

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Greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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paul_norwood

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April 23, 2015 05:16 PM AKDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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leslie_flint

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April 25, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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kaitlin

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April 19, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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April 20, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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April 19, 2015

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greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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sitkaconnor

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April 22, 2015

Description

5-7 I saw one swim a little bit.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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the past

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greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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sitkaconnor

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April 21, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dwest

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April 15, 2015 01:15 PM PDT

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greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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sitkaconnor

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April 16, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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vmj_53

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April 14, 2015
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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.