Joe Pender Wildlife Photography

Monday, 5 September 2016

Lesser Yellowlegs

This Lesser Yellowlegs was spotted flying in off the sea at Deep point and landed at Porthellick Pool to join the Temminck's Stint,Lesser yellowlegs breeding habitat is clearings near ponds in the boreal forest region from Alaska to Quebec. 
They migrate to the Gulf coast of the United States and south to South America.
This species is a regular vagrant to western Europe, and the odd bird has wintered in Great Britain.

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