Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Black-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Asiatic Black-tailed Godwit
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Fragmented distribution in Asia;
(1) Iceland (Utherad), Faeroe Is. and Shetland Is.
Winters s. to sw. Europe.
(2) Europe (s. Scandinavia, Baltic States, c. Russia, Netherlands, Biebrza Marsh and Karsiborska Kepa in the mouth of the Swina River, Poland, Senne, w. Slovakia) to w. Asia in c. Siberia s. to n. and e. Kazakhstan and nw. China.
Winters in Israel (Hula Valley), Africa and India.
(3) Ne. Asia in Ussuriland and probably Kamchatka and s. in Mongolia, Manchuria from w. Heilungkiang s. to w. Liaoning.
Winters in China, se. Asia, Taiwan, Philippines and Australia in Western Australia (Broome Bird Observatory), Northern Territory, Queensland (Cairns), New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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