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Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) (Gmelin, 1789)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae

Scientific:
  Tringa melanoleuca
Citation:
  (Gmelin, 1789)

Protonym:
  Scolopax melanoleuca

Avibase ID:
  6EB81C98A8FD9CE6

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176619

Geographic range:

  • Tringa melanoleuca: Alaska and Canada; winters to s South America
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Greater Yellowlegs
Czech:
  vodouš velký
German:
  Großer Gelbschenkel
Danish:
  Stor Gulben
Spanish:
  Archibebe Patigualdo Grande
Finnish:
  amerikanviklo
French:
  Grand Chevalier
Icelandic:
  Mosastelkur
Italian:
  Totano zampegialle maggiore
Japanese:
  ookiashishigi
Japanese:
  オオキアシシギ
Dutch:
  Grote Geelpootruiter
Norwegian:
  Plystresnipe
Polish:
  brodziec piegowaty
Portuguese:
  Perna-amarela-grande
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Maçarico-grande-de-perna-amarela
Russian:
  Пёстрый улит
Slovak:
  kalužiak jarabý
Swedish:
  Större gulbena
Chinese:
  大黄脚鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Greater Yellow-legs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Totanus melanoleucus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Grand Chevalier ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Grand Chevalier ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 1st edition:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleucus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
eBird version 1.50:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
eBird version 1.52:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
eBird version 1.53:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
eBird version 1.54:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Howard and Moore 4th edition:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
James Lee Peters:
    Tringa melanoleuca
James Lee Peters (original):
    Tringa melanoleuca
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Tringa melanoleuca
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tringa melanoleuca

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Grootgeelpootruiter
Catalan: Camagroga grossa, Gamba groga grossa
Catalan (Balears): Camagroga grossa
Czech: Vodouš velký
Welsh: Melyngoes mawr
Danish: Stor Gulben, Stor gulbenet klire
German: Großer Gelbschenkel, GroßerGelbschenkel, Riesengelbschnenkel
English: Gray Yellowlegs, Greater Tattler, Greater Yellowlegs, Greater Yellow-legs, Greter yellowlegs, Grey Yellowlegs, Stone Snipe, Tell-tale
Esperanto: granda flavkrura tringo
Spanish: Andarríos Patigualdo Grande, Archibebe Grande, Archibebe Patigualdo Grande, Corlo Patas Amarillas, Patamarilla Mayor, Patas Amarillas Mayor, Patiamarillo Grande, Patiamarillo mayor, Pitotoi grande, Pitotoy grande, Playero Guineílla Mayor, Playero mayor de patas amarillas, Playero patas amarillas grande, Zarapico Patiamarillo Grande
Spanish (Argentine): Pitotoy grande
Spanish (Chile): Pitotoy grande
Spanish (Colombia): Patiamarillo Grande
Spanish (Costa Rica): Patiamarillo mayor
Spanish (Cuba): Zarapico Patiamarillo Grande
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Patas Amarillas Mayor, Playero patas amarillas grande
Spanish (Honduras): Playero mayor de patas amarillas
Spanish (Mexico): Patamarilla Mayor
Spanish (Nicaragua): Andarríos Patigualdo Grande
Spanish (Paraguay): Pitotoi grande
Spanish (Uruguay): Corlo Patas Amarillas, Playero Patas Amarillas Grande
Spanish (Venezuela): Tigϋi-Tigϋe Grande
Estonian: ameerika heletilder
Basque: Gamba groga grossa
Finnish: Amerikanvalkoviklo, amerikanviklo, Isokeltajalkaviklo
Faroese: Stórur gulstelkur
French: Chevalier criard, Grand Chevalier, Grand Chevalier à pattes jaunes
Irish: Ladhrán Buí
Guadeloupean Creole French: Clin, Clin-clin
Galician: Bilurico patiamarelo grande, Gamba groga grossa
Guarani: Mbatui guasu
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Bekasin janm jòn
Hebrew: בצנית עקודה
Hungarian: Labrador cankó, mocsári cankó
Icelandic: Mosastelkur
Italian: Totano zampegialle maggiore
Japanese: Oh-kiashi-shigi, ookiashishigi, Ou-kiashi-shigi
Japanese: オオキアシシギ
Korean: 큰노랑발도요
Latin: Totanus melanoleuca, Totanus melanoleucus, Tringa melanoleuca, Tringa melanoleucus
Lithuanian: Juodmargis tulikas
Dutch: Grote Geelpootruiter
Norwegian: Plystresnipe
Polish: brodziec piegowaty, Kwokacz
Portuguese: batuíra-grande, baturía, chirolito, maçarico, Macarico tititu, maçarico-grande, maçarico-grande-da-praia, maçarico-grande-de-perna-amarela, Maçarico-grande-de-perna-amarela / Perna-amarela-grande, Maçarico-grande-perna-amarela, maçarico-tititiu, Perna-amarela-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): batuíra-grande, baturía, chirolito, maçarico, maçarico-grande, maçarico-grande-da-praia, Maçarico-grande-de-perna-amarela, maçarico-tititiu
Russian: Пёстрый улит, Улит пестрый
Slovak: Kalužiak jarabý
Slovenian: veliki rumenonogi martinec
Swedish: Större gulbena
Turkish: Büyük Sarıbacak
Chinese: 大黄脚鹬

 

         

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