Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Short-billed Dowitcher

Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Common Dowitcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Moss Landing, Monterey County, California, USA - Apr 9, 2006 © William Hull  Fort DeSoto County Park, Pinellas County, Florida, USA - Nov 9, 2004 © William Hull  Anchorage, Alaska, USA - Jun 21, 2007 © Glen Tepke  Anchorage, Alaska, USA - Jun 21, 2007 © Glen Tepke  Anchorage, Alaska, USA - Jun 21, 2007 © Glen Tepke 
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N. North America;
Three populations;
(1) S. Alaska (Anchorage) from Bristol Bay e. to the Stikine River and w. Canada (s. Yukon).
Winters along the Pacific coast from wc. United States to s. Peru.
(2) C. Canada (ec. British Colombia to s. Mackenzie, se. Keewatin and ne. Manitoba s. to ec. British Columbia, c. Alberta, and c. Saskatchewan).
Winters from the se. United States to Panama.
(3) Ne. Canada s. from the Ungava Peninsula in c. Quebec and w. Labrador to n. Ontario and Nova Scotia (Brier Is.).
Winters along the Atlantic coast from s. United States to the West Indies in the e. Caribbean and Brazil (e. Bahia).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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