Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes)  
Genus: Tringa (4 species, 13 worldwide)

Lesser Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Vancouver, Canada
  Note short bill.
Photograph by Nigel from Vancouver     Copyright and usage info

Greater Yellowlegs
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Camarones, Colombia  

Note long bill compared to Lesser Yellowlegs.

Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Sanibel Island, Florida, USA  

Solitary Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas  

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