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  1. greater yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca(noun)

    a variety of yellowlegs

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  1. greater yellowlegs(Noun)

    A shorebird of North America characterized by its yellow legs, scientific name Tringa melanoleuca.

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  1. Greater Yellowlegs

    The Greater Yellowlegs is a large North American shorebird, similar in appearance to the smaller Lesser Yellowlegs. Its closest relative, however, is the Greenshank, which together with the Spotted Redshank form a close-knit group. Among them, these three species show all the basic leg and foot colors found in the shanks, demonstrating that this character is paraphyletic. They are also the largest shanks apart from the Willet, which is altogether more robustly built. The Greater Yellowlegs and the Greenshank share a coarse, dark, and fairly crisp breast pattern as well as much black on the shoulders and back in breeding plumage. Adults have long yellow legs and a long, thin, dark bill which has a slight upward curve and is longer than the head. The body is grey-brown on top and white underneath; the neck and breast are streaked with dark brown. The rump is white. It ranges in length from 29 to 40 cm and in weight from 111 to 250 grams. Their breeding habitat is bogs and marshes in the boreal forest region of Canada and Alaska. They nest on the ground, usually in well-hidden locations near water. The three to four eggs average 50 mm in length and 33 mm in breadth and weigh about 28 grams. The incubation period is 23 days. The young leave the nest within 24 hours of hatching and then leave the vicinity of the nest within two days.

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  1. greateryellowlegs

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of greater yellowlegs in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of greater yellowlegs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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