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Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Tringa
Species: flavipes


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This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Yale, Iowa
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Traverse City, Michigan
Sandusky, Ohio
Walkerton, Virginia

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Member Notes:

Neutral audsrz On Jan 5, 2011, audsrz from Traverse City, MI
(Zone 5a) wrote:

Most commonly found during the fall migration, the lesser yellow legs has a finer straighter bill than the greater yellow legs. The lesser also has three chicks wheras the greater has two.

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