Order
Charadriiformes
Family
Scolopacidae
Genus
Limosa
 
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 - Hudsonian Godwit
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Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica

Brad M. Walker, Nathan R. Senner, Chris S. Elphick, and Joanna Klima
Version: 2.0 — Published October 21, 2011

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Figure 1. Breeding distribution and major North American staging sites of the Hudsonian Godwit. - Range Map
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  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Breeding distribution and major North American staging sites of the Hudsonian Godwit.

Marked breeding range encompasses sites at which breeding has been confirmed or is considered very probable based on the presence of displaying birds during summer. Presumably many breeding areas remain unknown. This species winters in South America. See Distribution for details.

Recommended Citation

Walker, B. M., N. R. Senner, C. S. Elphick, and J. Klima (2011). Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.629