Lesser Yellowlegs

Tringa flavipes

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

LEYE

Code 6

TRIFLA

ITIS

HEAD

Lesser Yellowlegs Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Medium brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: White and gray-brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: White and gray-brown streaked.
  • Nape Color: White and gray-brown streaked.
  • Throat Color: White and gray-brown streaked.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Lesser Yellowlegs Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-28 cm (10-11 in)
  • Weight: 114 g (4.02 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White, with gray-brown streaks on breast and sides.
  • Upperparts: Gray-black with white speckles.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Lesser Yellowlegs Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 48-56 cm (19-22 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Streaked
  • Upper Tail: White with gray-brown bars.
  • Under Tail: White and gray-brown.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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