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    Marbled Godwit

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    Marbled Godwit

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

    A large shorebird with a long, upturned bill, the Marbled Godwit breeds in the center of the continent and winters along the coasts. It breeds in the northern prairies, amongst grasslands and scattered wetlands.

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    Other Names
    • Picopando Canelo (Spanish)
    • Barge marbrée (French)
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