Birds of Costa Rica

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes)  
Genus: Limnodromus (2 species, 3 worldwide)

Short-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)
Tigertail Beach, Marco Island, Florida, United States  
Photograph by Andy Morffew     Copyright and usage info

Bill length can be difficult to determine in the field.

Long-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)
Birding Center, Port Aransas, Texas, USA  
Photograph by Alan D. Wilson     Copyright and usage info

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