lesser yellowlegs

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Synonyms for lesser yellowlegs

a variety of yellowlegs

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01 -- Eremopltila alpestris# Lapland Longspur LALO# -- -- Calcarius lapponicus# Lesser Yellowlegs LEYE# 0.
4 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca and Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Killdeer (1a) Charadrius 111 220 1.
The most common species are the Lesser Yellowlegs, Least Sandpiper, and Pectoral Sandpiper.
Anglesey had the two rarest birds of last week: a Lesser Yellowlegs from North America spent 24 hours at Llanfachraeth on the Alaw estuary (where four Curlew Sandpipers are feeding); and many birders caught up with a Wryneck at NWWT Cemlyn over the weekend, that was still present on Monday.
Elsewhere on Anglesey, the lesser yellowlegs remains on the Alaw estuary, a very late swift was at Rhoscolyn, snow buntings were at Rhosneigr and Carmel Head, and a couple of little gulls were at nearby Cemlyn Bay.
Readers are not told that MacFarlane, from the shortlived Fort Anderson, "contributed more specimens in a single year than any other collector in the museum's history" (Deignan, 1947:7), including 170 sets of lesser golden-plover eggs, 70 of the red-necked phalarope, 30 of the lesser yellowlegs, 20 each of the semipalmated plover, least sandpiper, and buff-breasted sandpiper, and the firstever egg sets of the stilt sandpiper (three) and the sanderling (one).
Shorebirds--Black-necked Stilt, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, and "peeps.
The lesser yellowlegs remained on Anglesey's Alaw estuary to the end of last week as did the rose-coloured starling in a Nefyn garden.
More obliging was a lesser yellowlegs on the Alaw estuary over the weekend, an American wader seen fewer than 20 times in Wales.
Rarity of the week was on the English border, a lesser yellowlegs from North America at RSPB Inner Marsh Farm, where a wood sandpiper also fed - another three at Anglesey's Traeth Dulas was an excellent multiple sighting.
Stiffkey Fen next, and a lesser yellowlegs was wintering in the salt marsh creeks here.