|Common Name:||Yellowlegs, Greater|
|Scientific Name:||Tringa melanoleuca|
|Area:||Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge|
|Date:||August 22, 2014|
This is a common wading bird with long yellow-orange legs. It has a fairly long bill with a slight up-turn. Greater Yellowlegs are primarily a migrating species in Oregon, breeding further north in the summer, and wintering further south in the winter.
Gibson Creek - Salem, Oregon - - - January 12, 2014
Ona Beach State Park, Oregon - - -September 2, 2013
|Reference:||Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America||