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Wandering Tattler Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A distinctive, compact shorebird with a rather angular head, a strong, straight bill, sturdy long legs with long toes, and long wings and tail.

    Relative Size

    Heavier-bodied and slightly larger than a Lesser Yellowlegs, smaller than a Willet.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 10.2-11.8 in (26-30 cm)
      • Weight: 2.1-6.0 oz (60-169 g)
      • Wingspan: 19.7-21.6 in (50-55 cm)

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