Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)


Common Call: The Common Call of the Greater Yellowlegs is a series of 3 loud, ringing notes, often slightly trailing off at the end. This series can be extended to 4 or more when excited.



Greater Yellowlegs, September 6, 2009, Vernon Marsh, Waukesha County, WI.


References


BIRD CALLS and SONGS. 2010. "Shorebird calls IV : Tringa, Dowitchers, Godwits and other shorebirds". 10 January 2010. http://pjdeye.blogspot.com/2010/01/shorebird-calls-iv-other-shorebirds.html 20 Mar 2011.

Nichols, J. T. 1920. Limicoline voices. Auk 37:519-540.