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Fun one; bad pic but still... (Yellowlegs?)

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I know this pic is bad. The bird was quite a distance away (about 300 yds), but I thought I'd take a stab at it.  Looked like a large sandpiper type bird.  When I blew up the photo, 2 things stood out to me:  orangey legs and what appears to be a distinct eye ring.  Didn't vocalize - if it had it'd sure made this ID easier.

Also, and this might just be my imagination, but the bill looks to have a slight uptilt toward the end.

What do you think?  Are there any other sandpiper-type birds of that size with orange legs in Central FL during the winter that I'm missing?

Unknown Sandpiper 2 1.21.2019.jpg

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Welcome to Whatbird!!

Looks good for a Greater Yellowlegs to me, for the same reasons you stated. And that's quite a shot from 300 yards, too!!!

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