- 14.2–16.5 in
- 6.9–12.6 oz
- Barge Hudsonienne, La barge de la baie d'Hudson (French)
- Becasa de mar, Aguja de mar (Spanish)
- After breeding, the Hudsonian Godwit undertakes a migration from the subarctic to southern South America, in which it apparently makes nonstop flights of several thousand miles.
- Newly hatched Husonian Godwit chicks can swim across pools and slow-flowing streams. Adults swim well.
Breeds on grassy tundra near water. Winters and migrates along marshes, beaches, flooded fields and tidal mudflats.
- Clutch Size
- 2–4 eggs
- Condition at Hatching
- Active and covered with down.
Population size rather limited. Thought to have declined in early 20th century, but data are poor.
- Elphick, C. S., and J. Klima. 2002. Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica). In The Birds of North America, No. 629 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.