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Birds of Cape Ann: Greater Yellowlegs and the Boreal Forest

What a treat to happen upon this pair of yellow-legged shorebirds feasting on tiny invertebrates in the mudflats at Henry’s Pond.  The yellowlegs were foraging companionably alongside the Mallards, American Black Ducks, plovers, and Kildeers. I returned the following dawn … Continue reading

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Did you know? Greater Yellowlegs

E. J. Lefavour writes- Did you know? That Greater Yellowlegs, a large sandpiper, breed in muskeg bogs in the northern boreal forest? Their wintering and migration habitats are more general; they can be found in many fresh and saltwater wetland … Continue reading

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