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    Hudsonian Godwit

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    Hudsonian Godwit

    Limosa haemastica
    • ORDER: Charadriiformes
    • FAMILY: Scolopacidae
    Basic Description

    A large shorebird with a long, upturned bill, the Hudsonian Godwit breeds in the Arctic and winters in southern South America. Its remote breeding and wintering grounds have kept it one of the least well known of American shorebirds.

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    Other Names
    • Picopando del Este (Spanish)
    • Barge hudsonienne (French)
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