Birds of Evergreen

A guide to the avifauna of the campus core, forest, and beach

Category

Scolopacidae

Dunlin

Order: Charadrifformes Family: Scolopicidae Genus: Calidris Species: C. alpina               Dunlins are small shore birds with even smaller legs compared to their bodies. The Dunlin has two different plumages depending on the time of the… Continue Reading →

Greater Yellowlegs

      ORDER: Charadriiformes FAMILY: Scolopacidae GENUS: Tringa SPECIES: Tringa melanoleuca Introduction The Greater Yellowlegs is a shorebird located in almost all parts of North and South America, during various seasons.  Tringa melanoleuca is a relatively slender bird with a long neck and… Continue Reading →

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