|Common Name:||Sandpiper, Solitary|
|Scientific Name:||Tringa solitaria|
|Area:||Dallas City Park, Oregon|
|Date:||May 2, 2013|
Solitary Sandpipers are smaller (8 1/2") than Greater Yellowlegs (14"), or even Lesser Yellowlegs (10 1/2"). They have a distinct eye ring, or "spectacles" look, and have greenish legs rather than yellow legs.
|Reference:||The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America by Sibley / Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman / Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa & Opperman||