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A pair of lesser yellowlegs hang out in a slough southeast of Red Deer. These fearless birds have been seen chasing off gulls and raptors from nesting and feeding grounds, accompanied by a cacophonous rhapsody of calls. They were also widely hunted as a delicacy but now enjoy full protection. Red Deer is the southerly edge of the yellowlegs’ summer range. They winter in the West Indies and South America.

A pair of lesser yellowlegs hang out in a slough southeast of Red Deer. These fearless birds have been seen chasing off gulls and raptors from nesting and feeding grounds, accompanied by a cacophonous rhapsody of calls. They were also widely hunted as a delicacy but now enjoy full protection. Red Deer is the southerly edge of the yellowlegs’ summer range. They winter in the West Indies and South America.

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