WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758)

212724

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212724

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misspelling)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: male 36-38 cm, female 41 cm. Plumage:...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: male 36-38 cm, female 41 cm. Plumage: above mottled brownish grey; below whitish with light streaking on head and neck; whitish rump patch narrowing into back; tail barred black on white; distinct white superciliary line; breeding dress mottled black and rich brown; head, neck and whole underside reddish chestnut. Bare parts: iris brown; bill long and recurved, black with orange-pink, pinkish yellow or pink basal half; feet and legs greyish-green, bluish grey to blackish. Habitat: tidal flats, estuaries, lagoons and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Limosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212724 on 2017-11-18

Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: male 36-38 cm, female 41 cm. Plumage: above mottled brownish grey; below whitish with light streaking on head and neck; whitish rump patch narrowing into back; tail barred black on white; distinct white superciliary line; breeding dress mottled black and rich brown; head, neck and whole underside reddish chestnut. Bare parts: iris brown; bill long and recurved, black with orange-pink, pinkish yellow or pink basal half; feet and legs greyish-green, bluish grey to blackish. Habitat: tidal flats, estuaries, lagoons and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbar-tailed godwit  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarge rousse  [details]