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Merlin Bird ID

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    Greater Yellowlegs Identification

    Adult Description

    • Medium-sized to large shorebird.
    • Long, bright yellow legs.
    • Rather long neck and bill.
    • White rump and tail.

    Immature Description

    Similar to adult, but less heavily marked.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizebetween robin and crowbetween robin and crow
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 11.4-13.0 in (29-33 cm)
      • Weight: 3.9-8.3 oz (111-235 g)
      • Wingspan: 23.6 in (60 cm)