Birds of Costa Rica

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes)  
Genus: Limosa (2 species, 4 worldwide)

Marbled Godwit
Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa fedoa)
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Northern migrant.

Hudsonian Godwit
Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica)
La Costa, Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Photograph by Gustavo Masuzzo   © All Rights Reserved.

Hudsonian Godwit
Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica)
Kogarah Bay, Sydney, Australia
  Non-breeding plumage.
Photograph by JJ Harrison     Copyright and usage info

Migrates from northern Canada and Alaska to the southern half or South America, and a vagrant in Europe and Australia. Darker than Marbled Godwit.

© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba