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Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs

Tringa melanoleuca and Tringa flavipes

3 Species ID Suggestions

phredshome
phredshome 6 years ago
Curlew
Numenius (family Scolopacidae)
Lesser Yellowlegs (picture 2 foreground much smaller)
Tringa flavipes Lesser Yellowlegs, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology


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3 Comments

jamiewgoodspeed
jamiewgoodspeed 6 years ago

both species greater and lesser are present in the photo.

jamiewgoodspeed
jamiewgoodspeed 6 years ago

If these were curlews the beaks would be bent down. these are curves slightly upward.

phredshome
phredshome 6 years ago

A lost flock of these wintered over in an urban park near my daughters grade school last year.... they must have been lost as in 25 years I have only seen them there once. Pixs are on my Noah pages

James McNair
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James McNair

Titusville, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 5, 2015
Submitted on Jan 5, 2015

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