WoRMS taxon details

Limosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

159035  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159035)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Length: male 40-41 cm, female 50 cm. Plumage: above plain grey-brown; below whitish; head, neck and breast light brownish;...  
Description Length: male 40-41 cm, female 50 cm. Plumage: above plain grey-brown; below whitish; head, neck and breast light brownish; pale superciliary line; white bar with black trailing edge in spread wing; rump white, tail band black; breeding bird mottled brownish above, head and chest reddish chestnut, flanks barred black, belly whitish. Bare parts: iris hazel to dark brown; bill long and straight, blackish with basal third or more orange-pink to pinkish; feet and legs greyish- or bluish-grey to blackish. Habitat: tidal mudflats and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Distribution accidental shore bird from Eurasia, reported in Newfoundland  
Distribution accidental shore bird from Eurasia, reported in Newfoundland [details]
WoRMS (2018). Limosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159035 on 2018-04-21
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: male 40-41 cm, female 50 cm. Plumage: above plain grey-brown; below whitish; head, neck and breast light brownish; pale superciliary line; white bar with black trailing edge in spread wing; rump white, tail band black; breeding bird mottled brownish above, head and chest reddish chestnut, flanks barred black, belly whitish. Bare parts: iris hazel to dark brown; bill long and straight, blackish with basal third or more orange-pink to pinkish; feet and legs greyish- or bluish-grey to blackish. Habitat: tidal mudflats and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Distribution accidental shore bird from Eurasia, reported in Newfoundland [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian gjelëza e madhe bishtzezëgjelaci bishtzi  [details]
Bulgarian Черноопашат крайбрежен бекас  [details]
Danish stor kobbersneppe  [details]
Dutch grutto  [details]
English black-tailed godwit  [details]
French barge à queue noire  [details]
German Uferschnepfe  [details]
Hebrew לימוזה מצויה  [details]
Italian pittima reale  [details]
Japanese オグロシギ  [details]
Lithuanian griciukas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ευρωπαϊκή Λιμόζα  [details]
Norwegian svarthalespove  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål svarthalespove  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk svarthalespove  [details]
Polish szlamnik rycykrycyk  [details]
Romanian sitarul de mal  [details]
Russian большой веретенник  [details]
Scottish Gaelic guilbneach earrdhubh  [details]
Slovenian črnorepi kljunač  [details]
Spanish aguja colinegra  [details]
Swedish rödspov  [details]
Turkish çamur çulluğucamur cullugu  [details]
Ukrainian Грицик великийВеликий грицик  [details]
Welsh rhostog gynffonddu  [details]