Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having yellow legs: as, the yellow-legged clearwing, a British hawk-moth, Sesia cynipiformis or Trochilium cynipiforme. The yellow-legged herring-gull is Larus cachinnans of Pallas. The so-called yellow-legged plover of the United States is the lesser yellowlegs, Totanus flavipes.
“However, it appears to be an adult yellow-legged gull, Larus michahellis.”
“The findings suggest that yellow-legged gulls, which often scavenge for discarded food, can reinfect humans through close contact.”
“Three bird species are critically endangered: Makira moorhen (Gallinula silvestris), yellow-legged pigeon (Columba pallidiceps), and thick-billed ground-dove (Gallicolumba salamonis).”
“Three of the restricted-range species are listed as threatened (VU or higher) by IUCN: Bismarck sparrowhawk (Accipiter brachyurus), yellow-legged pigeon (Columba pallidiceps), and Bismarck owl (Tyto aurantia).”
“Two of these species are listed as threatened (VU or higher) by IUCN: yellow-legged pigeon (Columba pallidiceps) and Bismarck owl (Tyto aurantia).”
“In the lower reaches of the river, red-crowned crane Grus japonensis (EN), hooded crane Grus monacha* (VU), oriental stork Ciconia boyciana (EN), black stork Ciconia nigra*, yellow-legged buttonquail Turnix tanki, Far Eastern curlew Numenius madagascariensis and grey-faced buzzard Butastur indicus* are present.”
“Endemic to the Ituri, are yellow-legged weaver Ploceus flavipes and golden-naped weaver P. aureonucha; endemic to the region are Sassi's olive greenbul Phyllastrephus lorenzi, Bedford's paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone bedfordi and Ituri flycatcher Batis ituriensis ..”
“Geographical variation in the yellow-legged gull: introgression or convergence from the herring gull?”
“SIMON: These three yellow-legged frogs are the only known survivors of what was a flourishing population in one California lake.”
“These are the Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis, VU) and the yellow-legged malimbe (Malimbus flavipes).”
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