Marbled Godwit

(Limosa fedoa)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

S3B - Vulnerable Breeding

Minnesota

Special Concern

Occurrence

Uncommon migrant, local breeder

Habitat

Marshes, mudflats, lake shores

Size

16 to 20 in length

30 wingspan


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Migration

Mid-April to mid-May and late June to late August


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Taxonomy

Order:

Charadriiformes (shorebirds and relatives)

 

Family:

Scolopacidae (sandpipers)

 
Subordinate Taxa

Alaska Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa beringiae)

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa fedoa)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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March 24, 2009, Monterey County, California, USA A Whimbrel makes a brief appearance

 
     
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A marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa) calling out while walking around on a dirt road near Chaplin Lake, Saskatchewan.

 
     
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Migrant Marbled Godwits have arrived at the Kelly's Slough NWR, North Dakota (23 April 2010).

 
     

 

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