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Greater Yellowlegs

Tringa melanoleuca

Description:

Medium-sized to large shorebird with long, bright yellow legs. Rather long neck and bill. White rump and tail.

Habitat:

Breeds in muskeg, wet bogs with small wooded islands, and forests (usually coniferous) with abundant clearings. Winters in wide variety of shallow fresh and saltwater habitats.


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Hampton Bays, New York, USA

Lat: 40.86, Long: -72.52

Spotted on Jul 1, 2012
Submitted on Jul 3, 2012

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