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Stilt Sandpiper (8) (Calidris himantopus) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Ingleside - Regionally uncommon and locally even harder to find. This bird was with Lesser Yellowlegs and came towards us, approaching as close as four metres.
Views: 166
Date: September 20, 2018
Details: Juvenile
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Lesser Yellowlegs (29) (Tringa flavipes) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Ingleside - This is my first leucistic shorebird of any kind. It sure sticks out.
Views: 214
Date: September 19, 2018
Details: Juvenile
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Lesser Yellowlegs (29) (Tringa flavipes) User: Chris  (See all photos - 1491) (Comments - 4521)
Canada (British Columbia) There were 2 Lesser Yellowlegs at the Iona Sewage ponds in Richmond, BC.
Views: 178
Date: September 15, 2018
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Stilt Sandpiper (8) (Calidris himantopus) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Ingleside - Continuing with the recent shorebird theme, this bird was hanging around with Lesser Yellowlegs. It is an uncommon regional bird in migration.
Views: 162
Date: August 30, 2018
Details: Juvenile
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Greater Yellowlegs (33) (Tringa melanoleuca) User: Stephane  (See all photos - 26) (Comments - 13)
Canada (Québec) Greater Yellowlegs Sainte-Martine, Quebec ...at least, I think it's a greater yellowlegs! Turns out that identification is pretty darned difficult, and maybe someone here will be able to more positively figure this one out. First, I have very little reference for this individual's relative size, this being my first time seeing any number of yellowlegs. However, I've settled on "greater" due to the bill length, the bill's color and the length of the primary feathers relative to the tail. Small indications I gathered off a website (https://www.thespruce.com/greater-or-lesser-yellowlegs-386349).
Views: 627
Date: September 2, 2017
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Lesser Yellowlegs (29) (Tringa flavipes) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Embrun - Fall migration has begun. Early shorebirds are making an appearance with many more to come.
Views: 586
Date: July 20, 2017
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Lesser Yellowlegs (29) (Tringa flavipes) User: Chris  (See all photos - 1491) (Comments - 4521)
Canada (Québec) A lone yellowlegs at the Saint Lazare, Quebec sand dunes during a repreive from passing showers.
Views: 706
Date: August 7, 2016
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Greater Yellowlegs (33) (Tringa melanoleuca) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Ingleside - It is not always easy to tell Greater from Lesser Yellowlegs if you do not have a direct size comparison. Call notes help and I did have those with this bird. Some Greaters have a slightly upturned bill towards the end but this bird does not. Bill length is a useful guide. In the Lesser, the bill from base to tip is about the same length as the width of the head. In the Greater it can be almost 50% longer than the width of the head.
Views: 807
Date: October 7, 2015
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Stilt Sandpiper (8) (Calidris himantopus) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Ingleside - Stilt left and Lesser Yellowlegs right. Both birds have muddy legs obscuring leg colour.
Views: 863
Date: September 22, 2015
Details: Juvenile, Multiple species
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Stilt Sandpiper (8) (Calidris himantopus) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Ingleside - This bird was feeding with Lesser Yellowlegs for a nice comparison. Note light eye stripe and slightly decurved bill tip. Bird is a bit smaller than Yellowlegs and legs are greeny-yellow.
Views: 890
Date: September 22, 2015
Details: Juvenile
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Lesser Yellowlegs (29) (Tringa flavipes) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary - Ingleside
Views: 724
Date: September 8, 2015
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Solitary Sandpiper (20) (Tringa solitaria) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Ontario) Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary - Ingleside I managed to get a few shots of this bird before a Lesser Yellowlegs chased it off. Note the prominent eye ring and greenish not yellow legs.
Views: 704
Date: September 8, 2015
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Lesser Yellowlegs (29) (Tringa flavipes) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1149) (Comments - 2810)
Canada (Québec) St. Martine
Views: 780
Date: August 18, 2014
Details: Adult
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Killdeer (49) (Charadrius vociferus) User: Chris  (See all photos - 1491) (Comments - 4521)
Canada (Québec) A congregation of several shorebirds foraging at the St-Lazare sands: Killdeer (left), Semipalmated Sandpiper (middle left), Pectoral Sandpiper (middle right) and Lesser Yellowlegs. Unfortunately the Greater Yellowlegs and Semipalmated Plover were not closer enough for the group shot! Can be enlarged by clicking photo twice.
Views: 1166
Date: September 1, 2013
Details: Adult, Multiple species
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Pectoral Sandpiper (21) (Calidris melanotos) User: Chris  (See all photos - 1491) (Comments - 4521)
Canada (Québec) Seen with Lesser Yellowlegs (left) and Greater Yellowlegs at the St-Lazare sand fields west of Montreal.
Views: 890
Date: September 1, 2013
Details: Adult, Multiple species
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