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Photos of Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Last modified on 2023-01-15. Dedicated page for wildlife photographers. Here, you will find valuable information including camera settings, date, and location for each photo. For more information about the species itself, please visit our website Fauna & Flora Photography, Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)

Large North-American shorebird with a long, slightly upwards curved beak. It is a migratory bird spending only summer in the Southern part of Canada. These birds forage in shallow water eating insects, small fishes, crustacean and marine worms.

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)

Walking along the beach at sunset.


NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Z TC-2.0x; Focal Length 200mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f/11; Iso 450;

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)

Quidi Vidi Harbour

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 450mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f7.1; Iso 280;

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)

Not so sure about this ID. Maybe Lesser Yellowlegs. Decided on Greater because of the length of its beak.


Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 198mm; Exposure 1/160; Aperture f6.5; Iso 80;

Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in Montreal and surrounding areas.

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