GREATER YELLOWLEGS

(Tringa melanoleuca)

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Roberts VI / VII 906 / 242
Clements 2000 62.0470
Howard & Moore 2
  (CBOS 5)
57-19

 

 

Rare Vagrant

 

A medium to large bird (29-33), normally breeding in the Nearctic and migrating south to the US and central America. It is very rare vagrant to South Africa, with a single record at Noordhoek Pan. It inhabits most water bodies, with a preference for fresh water

 

List of Stamps showing Greater Yellowlegs

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Anguilla  1104ms   2001 $1.35
Cuba 4586   2004 10c