The Greater Yellowlegs is a medium-sized shorebird known for running frantically in shallow water in pursuit of small fish. They are typically seen in local saltmarshes during spring and fall migration. They serve as lookout when among larger flock of shorebirds. The Greater Yellowlegs has long yellow legs, a dark slightly upturned, gray plumage overall with fine streaking on neck and breast, and a white belly. This Yellowlegs was recently seen wading in a shallow tidal pool in the marsh behind the parking lot at Wood Neck Beach.
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