greater yellowlegs

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a variety of yellowlegs

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So we had a wader which resembled either a Greenshank or Greater Yellowlegs but the legs weren't green.
Located on White Point, the museum also offers a wonderful view of the bay, where a bird-watcher might see some of the area's more than 250 species, including great blue herons, black brant, grebes, coots, pelicans, marbled godwits, greater yellowlegs, black-crowned night herons, egrets, gulls and swallows.
No attempt was made routinely to separate Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) from Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes), Short-billed Dowitchers (Limnodromus griseus) from Long-billed Dowitchers (Limnodromus scolopaceus), or Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) from Neotropic Cormorants (Phalacrocorax brasilianus).
Greater yellowlegs, a shore bird, wander among stalks of last year's corn planted to give food and cover for wildlife.
Shorebirds--Black-necked Stilt, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, and "peeps.
7 (12) (Recurvirostra americana) Greater Yellowlegs *52.
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