Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Large North-American shorebird with a long, slightly upwards curved beak. It is a migratory bird spending only summer in the Southern part of Canada. These birds forage in shallow water eating insects, small fishes, crustacean and marine worms.
How To Identify
This species is similar in appearance to Lesser Yellowlegs. A distinctive feature is the long slightly upwards curved beak.
Where and When to Spot
So far, I spotted this species in Newfoundland and Tadoussac but not around Montreal.
Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.
Quidi Vidi Harbour
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N
Focal Length 450mm
Shutter Speed 1/1250s
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Focal Length 198mm
Shutter Speed 1/160s