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Greater Yellowlegs

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tringmel12886.jpg (56873 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Tringa melanoleuca Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
 29 to 40 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Marine intertidal, Mud Flats, Salt Flats/marsh Saline Lagoons, wetlands woodland, grassland, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
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 3(4) Eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation 23 days by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae crustaceans/molluscs & plant matter. Food  
  Habits
3006 - TSN: 176619 - World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset © all rights reserved

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Greater Yellowlegs Bernabe Lopez-Lanus Arroyo Saladillo, 25 de Mayo, Buenos Aires Argentina XC52667 song

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Grootgeelpootruiter
Catalan: Camagroga grossa, Gamba groga grossa
Catalan (Balears): Camagroga grossa
Czech: Vodouš velký
Welsh: Melyngoes mawr
Danish: Stor Gulben, Stor gulbenet klire
German: Großer Gelbschenkel, GroßerGelbschenkel, Riesengelbschnenkel
English: Gray Yellowlegs, Greater Tattler, Greater Yellowlegs, Greater Yellow-legs, Greter yellowlegs, Grey Yellowlegs, Stone Snipe, Tell-tale
Esperanto: granda flavkrura tringo
Spanish: Andarríos Patigualdo Grande, Archibebe Grande, Archibebe Patigualdo Grande, Corlo Patas Amarillas, Patamarilla Mayor, Patas Amarillas Mayor, Patiamarillo Grande, Patiamarillo mayor, Pitotoi grande, Pitotoy grande, Playero Guineílla Mayor, Playero mayor de patas amarillas, Playero patas amarillas grande, Zarapico Patiamarillo Grande
Spanish (Argentine): Pitotoy grande
Spanish (Chile): Pitotoy grande
Spanish (Colombia): Patiamarillo Grande
Spanish (Costa Rica): Patiamarillo mayor
Spanish (Cuba): Zarapico Patiamarillo Grande
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Patas Amarillas Mayor, Playero patas amarillas grande
Spanish (Honduras): Playero mayor de patas amarillas
Spanish (Mexico): Patamarilla Mayor
Spanish (Nicaragua): Andarríos Patigualdo Grande
Spanish (Paraguay): Pitotoi grande
Spanish (Uruguay): Corlo Patas Amarillas, Playero Patas Amarillas Grande
Spanish (Venezuela): Tigϋi-Tigϋe Grande
Estonian: ameerika heletilder
Basque: Gamba groga grossa
Finnish: Amerikanvalkoviklo, amerikanviklo, Isokeltajalkaviklo
Faroese: Stórur gulstelkur
French: Chevalier criard, Grand Chevalier, Grand Chevalier à pattes jaunes
Irish: Ladhrán Buí
Guadeloupean Creole French: Clin, Clin-clin
Galician: Bilurico patiamarelo grande, Gamba groga grossa
Guarani: Mbatui guasu
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Bekasin janm jòn
Hebrew: בצנית עקודה
Hungarian: Labrador cankó
Icelandic: Mosastelkur
Italian: Totano zampegialle maggiore
Japanese: Oh-kiashi-shigi, ookiashishigi, Ou-kiashi-shigi
Japanese: オオキアシシギ
Korean: 큰노랑발도요
Latin: Totanus melanoleuca, Totanus melanoleucus, Tringa melanoleuca, Tringa melanoleucus
Lithuanian: Juodmargis tulikas
Dutch: Grote Geelpootruiter
Norwegian: Plystresnipe
Ojibwa: ᒋᒋᑿᔑᑊ
Polish: brodziec piegowaty, Kwokacz
Portuguese: batuíra-grande, baturía, chirolito, maçarico, Macarico tititu, maçarico-grande, maçarico-grande-da-praia, maçarico-grande-de-perna-amarela, Maçarico-grande-perna-amarela, maçarico-tititiu, Perna-amarela-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): batuíra-grande, baturía, chirolito, maçarico, maçarico-grande, maçarico-grande-da-praia, Maçarico-grande-de-perna-amarela, maçarico-tititiu
Russian: Пёстрый улит, Улит пестрый
Slovak: Kalužiak jarabý
Slovenian: veliki rumenonogi martinec
Swedish: Större gulbena
Turkish: Büyük Sarıbacak
Chinese: 大黄脚鹬

Range:- Breeding:- Canada:- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland-Labrador, North West territory, Ontario, Prince Edward Islands, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon. USA:- Alaska,

Winters/passage Canada:- New Brunswick, Nova Scotia,

Can be seen on passage in any US state & winters in South and on both coastlines & Central America:- Belize, Caribbean and West Indies, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama.& South America. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay & Venezuela. Caribbean & West Indes:- Bahamas, BarbadosBermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican RepublicGuadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Netherland AntillesPuerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesTrinidad and TobagoTurks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands.

Vagrant to Western Europe & Africa.

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