Short-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus griseus - Bécassin à bec court

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Limnodromus

  • Species
    :

    griseus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 45 à 51 cm.
  • Weight
    : 90 à 120 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Limnodromus griseus caurinus (s Alaska and s Yukon. nw Canada.)
  • Limnodromus griseus hendersoni (c Canada)
  • Limnodromus griseus griseus (ne Canada)

Foreign names

  • Bécassin à bec court,
  • Agujeta Gris,
  • Maçarico-de-costas-brancas / Maçarico-de-bico-cu,
  • Kleiner Schlammläufer,
  • rövidcsőrű cankógoda,
  • Kleine Grijze Snip,
  • Piro piro pettorossiccio minore,
  • Kortnäbbad beckasinsnäppa,
  • Kortnebbekkasinsnipe,
  • brežník sivý,
  • slukovec krátkozobý,
  • Kortnæbbet Sneppeklire,
  • rämekurppelo,
  • tetolet gris,
  • Snípuduðra,
  • szlamiec krótkodzioby,
  • mazā dūņsloka,
  • kratkokljuni greznik,
  • Короткоклювый бекасовидный веретенник,
  • アメリカオオハシシギ,
  • 短嘴半蹼鹬,
  • 短嘴半蹼鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)

Geographic range

Illustration

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