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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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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 3, 2016 12:07 PM CST

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 11, 2016 11:10 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

ironekilz

Date

April 2, 2016

Description

Long, yellow-legged wading bird with bill longer than depth of head. Seen wading in the dog-friendly pond at Twin Lakes Open Space in Boulder County.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

xpicob

Date

December 2, 2012

Place

Xpicob (Google, OSM)

Description

Ave mariona frecuente todo el año

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 17, 2016 04:18 PM CST

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 14, 2016 01:52 PM CST

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 14, 2016 01:43 PM CST

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

nathan20

Date

April 18, 2016 01:00 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

cdorsay

Date

June 15, 2016 11:57 AM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Agitated pair complaining about my presence

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jokurtz

Date

December 26, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jokurtz

Date

December 27, 2013
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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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