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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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leandro

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February 7, 2015

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dwest

Date

March 1, 2015 08:25 AM PST

Description

Bill size seemed key.

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anudibranchmom

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March 2, 2015 03:51 PM PST

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ncowey

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February 19, 2015

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dwest

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February 26, 2015 02:50 PM PST

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kueda

Date

February 22, 2015 08:27 AM PST

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lonnyholmes

Date

February 19, 2015 07:47 AM PST

Description

Single one observed.

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dwest

Date

February 17, 2015 11:50 AM PST

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Greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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drdon

Date

February 17, 2015 05:28 PM PST

Description

1 along shore

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starburst

Date

February 15, 2015

Place

gold river (Google, OSM)

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brennan3909

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February 14, 2015 08:50 AM CST

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anudibranchmom

Date

February 12, 2015 01:54 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.