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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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sea-kangaroo

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August 24, 2014 02:40 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dpom

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August 24, 2014

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August 24, 2014

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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bheitzman

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August 23, 2014

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calopteryx

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August 20, 2014

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dweeks

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August 25, 2012 09:15 AM EDT

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maractwin

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August 20, 2014 10:08 AM EDT

Description

On the left.

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maractwin

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August 20, 2014 11:09 AM EDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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anudibranchmom

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August 19, 2014 10:33 AM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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anudibranchmom

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August 19, 2014 10:27 AM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 19, 2014 09:17 AM PDT

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greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dreierj

Date

October 22, 1989
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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.