adult in nonbreeding plumage (California, USA; 2006-09-07)

Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes

Native Range: North America

Notes: smaller and straighter-billed than Greater Yellowlegs.

frontal view; note yellow legs (Michigan, USA; 2006-08-24)

note white rump in flight (Michigan, USA; 2006-08-24)

actuvely wades, and feeds with its straight bill (Michigan, USA; 2006-08-24)

with pectoral sandpiper to the left (California, USA; 2006-09-07)