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Greater Yellowlegs

Tringa melanoleuca

Description:

Medium sized shorebird foraging alone at low tide in the shallows of a salt marsh.

Habitat:

Shallow salt marsh at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, near the coast of the Delaware Bay.

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Greater Yellowlegs
Tringa melanoleuca Greater yellowlegs


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2 Comments

TylerGraden
TylerGraden 7 years ago

Thanks Malcolm - Bird IDs aren't always my strong point. Note taken.

The wingtips of the similar Lesser Yellowlegs do not reach the end of the tail.

TylerGraden
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TylerGraden

Delaware, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2014
Submitted on May 29, 2014

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