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Difference between Saddy-long-legs and Long-legs

daddy-long-legsa long-legged flying insect (Pholcus phalangioides):

  • On breezy days, the daddy long-legs get blown onto rivers in big enough numbers to cause quite a stir in the trout world.

long-legsa wading bird (Himantopus himantopus):

  • Longlegs is a long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons.