Lesser Yellowlegs Identification

Adult Description

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

Immature Description

Similar to adult.
Relative Size

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Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 9.1-9.8 in (23-25 cm)
    • Weight: 2.4-3.3 oz (67-94 g)
    • Wingspan: 23.2-25.2 in (59-64 cm)