Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) - HBW 3, p. 511

French: Petit Chevalier German: Kleiner Gelbschenkel Spanish: Archibebe Patigualdo Chico
Other common names: Yellowshank

Taxonomy: Scolopax flavipes Gmelin, 1789, New York.

Distribution: Alaska to SC Canada, E to James Bay. Winters from S USA through Mexico, Central America and West Indies to South America, S to Tierra del Fuego.