Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa - Barge à queue noire

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Limosa

  • Species
    :

    limosa

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 44 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 82 cm.
  • Weight
    : 244 à 500 g
Longevity

16 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Limosa limosa islandica (Iceland, Faroe and Shetland Is., n Norway)
  • Limosa limosa limosa (w and c Europe to c Asia)
  • Limosa limosa melanuroides (c and e Asia)

Foreign names

  • Barge à queue noire,
  • Aguja Colinegra,
  • Maçarico-de-bico-direito,
  • Uferschnepfe,
  • Goda,
  • Grutto,
  • Pittima reale,
  • Rödspov,
  • Svarthalespove,
  • brehár čiernochvostý,
  • břehouš černoocasý,
  • Stor Kobbersneppe,
  • mustapyrstökuiri,
  • Swartstertgriet,
  • tètol cuanegre,
  • Jaðrakan,
  • rycyk (zwyczajny),
  • melnā puskuitala,
  • črnorepi kljunač,
  • Большой веретенник,
  • Biru-laut ekor-hitam,
  • オグロシギ,
  • 黑尾塍鹬,
  • นกปากแอ่นหางดำ,
  • 黑尾鷸〔黑尾塍鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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