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Lesser Yellowlegs

Tringa flavipes


The Lesser Yellowlegs is a slender, long-legged shorebird that readily shows off the brightly colored legs that give it its name. It is an active feeder, often running through the shallow water to chase its prey. Lesser's bill is always dark, straight and sharp pointed.


Lake Lewisville shoreline.

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gatorfellows 7 years ago

They do have great balance :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice one-legged stance!

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Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 28, 2013
Submitted on Mar 30, 2013

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