Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica - Barge rousse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Limosa

  • Species
    :

    lapponica

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 80 cm.
  • Weight
    : 262 à 630 g
Longevity

18 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Limosa lapponica lapponica (n Europe)
  • Limosa lapponica taymyrensis (nw and nc Siberia)
  • Limosa lapponica menzbieri (ne Siberia)
  • Limosa lapponica baueri (ne Siberia to n and w Alaska)

Foreign names

  • Barge rousse,
  • Aguja Colipinta,
  • Fuselo,
  • Pfuhlschnepfe,
  • Kis goda,
  • Rosse Grutto,
  • Pittima minore,
  • Myrspov,
  • Lappspove,
  • brehár hrdzavý,
  • břehouš rudý,
  • Lille Kobbersneppe,
  • punakuiri,
  • Hudsonbaaigriet,
  • tètol cuabarrat,
  • Lappajaðrakan,
  • szlamnik (zwyczajny),
  • sarkanā puskuitala,
  • progastorepi kljunač,
  • Малый веретенник,
  • Biru-laut ekor-blorok,
  • オオソリハシシギ,
  • 斑尾塍鹬,
  • นกปากแอ่นหางลาย,
  • 斑尾鷸〔斑尾塍鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; Marine Neritic : Coral Reef, Outer Reef Channel, Back Slope, Foreslope (Outer Reef Slope), Lagoon, Inter-Reef Soft Substrate, Inter-Reef Rubble Substrate, Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc

Geographic range

Illustration

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