Greater Yellowlegs

Tringa melanoleuca - Chevalier criard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tringa

  • Species
    :

    melanoleuca

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 74 cm.
  • Weight
    : 170 à 235 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier criard,
  • Archibebe Patigualdo Grande,
  • Maçarico-grande-de-perna-amarela / Perna-amarela-,
  • Großer Gelbschenkel,
  • mocsári cankó,
  • Grote Geelpootruiter,
  • Totano zampegialle maggiore,
  • Större gulbena,
  • Plystresnipe,
  • kalužiak jarabý,
  • vodouš velký,
  • Stor Gulben,
  • amerikanviklo,
  • gamba groga grossa,
  • Mosastelkur,
  • brodziec piegowaty,
  • lielais dzeltenstilbis,
  • veliki rumenonogi martinec,
  • Пёстрый улит,
  • オオキアシシギ,
  • 大黄脚鹬,
  • 大黃腳鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Boreal ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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