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  Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica)





Hudsonian Godwit | Limosa haemastica photo
Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) in non breeding plumage - Cairns, Australia

Image by DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org/) - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Hudsonian Godwit | Limosa haemastica photo
Hudsonian Godwit in Rio Grande, Rio Gande do Sul, Brazil.

Image by ClŠudio Dias Timm from Rio Grande do Sul - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

HUDSONIAN GODWIT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Limosa haemastica in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Limosa
Species:haemastica
Common Name:Hudsonian Godwit

Relatives in same Genus
  Bar-tailed Godwit (L. lapponica)
  Black-tailed Godwit (L. limosa)