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Length: 8.75 inches, Medium-sized long-legged shorebird with a fairly long, thin, straight bill. This spotting has what looks like a deformed bill. Bill length is roughly the length of the head. Legs are a fairly bright yellow. Head and neck pale, streaked sparsely with brown breast, and to a lesser extent, flanks, streaked and spotted with gray-brown. Dark brown back with pale flecks and feather edges Buff notches on wing feathers appear as white spots on back. White tail is crossed with thin black bars. Juvenile similar to basic-plumaged adult Sexes similar
Found in a wetland area, with Great Blue Heron, Green Heron, Killdeer, Muskrats, Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks.
This bird looks very similar to both the Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca ) and the Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)