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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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dwest

Date

June 24, 2015 10:51 AM PDT

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cullen

Date

June 21, 2015 08:12 PM CDT

Description

Alaska Trip

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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billmiky

Date

July 6, 2012

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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billmiky

Date

the past

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Description

2012-07-06

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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cdorsay

Date

June 16, 2015 01:30 PM ADT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Mother was flushed off nest.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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jaykeller

Date

June 27, 2015 12:01 PM PDT

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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hfabian

Date

June 28, 2015

Description

In mixed flock.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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bobmcd

Date

June 28, 2015

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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geodani

Date

June 28, 2015 12:39 PM PDT

Description

Greater Yellowlegs on the right, next to a Wilson's Phalarope.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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archiverde

Date

April 11, 2014

Description

Estilizado. En la orilla del pantano.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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paulcools

Date

March 6, 2002

Description

First Dutch Record.

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

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dpom

Date

December 31, 2012 07:51 AM 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.