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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 212724

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScolopacidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misspelling)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa lapponica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa Brisson, 1760
Source  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Note 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212724
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Limosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212724 on 2014-08-30
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