Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Bar-tailed Godwit
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. Palearctic and w. Alaska;
(1) N. Europe in n. Scandinavia across n. Russia to n. Asia.
Winters in tropical Africa and n. India.
(2) N. Siberia mostly n. of the Arctic Circle between the Khatanga River and Kolyma River Deltas.
Winters in se. Asia to nw. and possibly e. Australia.
(3) Ne. Siberia, e. of Kolyma River Delta to n. Anadyrland to w. Alaska from Cape Prince of Wales e. to Point Barrow and s. to the Yukon Delta.
Winters in the Pacific Is., Taiwan and Australia from n. Western Australia, n. and e. Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria to c. South Australia and Tasmania.
Yatsu Higata Nature Observation Center, Chiba, Japan - May 5, 2001 Source: William Hull
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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