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

Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus

Described by: Say (1823)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Chiba Prefecture, Japan - Jan 31, 2004 © William Hull  Chiba Prefecture, Japan - Jan 31, 2004 © William Hull  Chiba Prefecture, Japan - Jan 31, 2004 © William Hull  Moss Landing, Monterey County, California, USA - Apr 9, 2006 © William Hull  Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, San Mateo County, California, USA - Mar 18, 2002 © Rob Pavey 
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Ne. Asia, nw. and nc. North America;
Three or four populations;
Ne. Siberia from the lower Yena River e. to the Chukotsky Peninsula and Anadyrland. St. Lawrence Is. Coastal n. and w. Alaska from Hooper Bay and from Point Barrow e. to nw. Canada (Inuvik and probably n. Yukon and nw. Mackenzie). Migrates s. (July to October) along both coasts as far n. as New England and through the interior. A few birds move s. along the w. Pacific coast as far as Japan.
Migrates n. (April and May) in a more westerly pattern mainly w. of the Mississippi with a major staging area in Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas.
Winters in the w. and s. United States s. to Guatemala and, less frequently, El Salvador and Hawaiian Islands.
North America n. of Mexican border;
Summer: coastal w. and n. ALK, n. YUK and nw. MAC;
Winter: coastal sw. WAS, w. ORG, w. and c. CAL, s. ARZ, s. NMX, c. TEX, c. LOU, s. MIS, s. ALB, FLA, se. GEO, e. SCA and e. NCA;


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center


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


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