adult in breeding plumage (California, USA; 2006-03-26)

Greater Yellowlegs
Tringa melanoleuca

Native Range: North America

Notes: similar to Lesser Yellowlegs but larger and with slightly upturned bill; both species show a white rump in flight and have bright yellow legs.

adult in nonbreeding plumage (California, USA; 2007-01-04)

adult in nonbreeding plumage (California, USA; 2006-12-24)

frontal view (California, USA; 2007-01-14)

showing white rump in flight (California, USA; 2009-01-03)
swimming; note slightly upturned bill (California, USA; 2007-12-04) group foraging (California, USA; 2009-01-03)
dorsal view in flight (California, USA; 2008-03-02) adult nonbreeder posing (California, USA; 2007-02-18)
nonbreeder posing (California, USA; 2011-01-18)