Tringa flavipes (Gmelin, 1789)
Lesser yellowlegs
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Family:  Scolopacidae (sandpipers)
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Environment:  others; marine
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabit coastal brackish wetlands (Ref. 95149). Forage on mudflats throughout the day and at night; foraging largely influenced by tidal movement that determine feeding space and time (Ref. 95192). Forage by picking prey from the surface (Ref. 95149).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 01 October 2016 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 22.07.13

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