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Greater Yellowlegs feeding alone

Posted on Dec 1, 2014

This Greater Yellowlegs was found foraging alone in a shallow, still and serene November pond. It may seem lonely in this location but many of its friends and counterparts, I am certain, were not far away. A bunch of long-legged waders were enjoying the same waters. On that very day I recorded Dunlin, Sanderling, Black-bellied Plovers, and likely Short-billed Dowitchers. Who said shorebirding in New England couldn’t be a Thanksgiving sport? Thanks, climate change!

Greater Yellowlegs feeding shallow still pond November-0067

Scott Kruitbosch
Conservation & Outreach Coordinator