Lesser Yellowlegs

Posted: January 23, 2019 in Birds, Natural History
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This North American wading bird is a relative of our Redshank. It breeds in Canada and Alaska and winters on the Gulf Coast of the USA and in south America.A few get blown across the Atlantic and winter in the UK and Europe.

This bird has been wintering at the RSPB reserve at Lodmoor, just outside Weymouth.

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