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Non-Breeding Birds Distribution Map

NatureMapping Observations throughout the year

Lesser yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.


Lesser yellowlegs photo

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Species Distribution Information

Most of these large shorebirds winter in South America, but a few can be found in Florida and on the east coast. The nesting territory ranges from Alaska eastward to the Canadian provinces, as well as in northern British Columbia.

Text edited by Gussie Litwer
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