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29 Feb, Mitchel Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio, TX. I believe these two be Greater Yellowlegs. These were two different birds shot at different locations on the ponds and lake at the center. Any help would be appreciated,

Thanks,

Mark

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Those are actually nonbreeding Spotted Sandpipers. Note the brownish breast and white "spur" near the neck. 

Greater Yellowlegs have longer legs, necks, and bills, a more patterned back, and lack the white "spur."

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