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  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note long bill compared to [Lesser Yellowlegs].

Willet
Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Sanibel Island, Florida, USA  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large sandpiper similar in size to an oystercatcher, whimbrel or curlew.

Solitary Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
  Note spotted look.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Additional photo.


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