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Limosa haemastica

Hudsonian Godwit

Limosa haemastica - The Hudsonian Godwit is normally found in the Americas (rare visitor) it is a large shorebird in the sandpiper family, Scolopacidae. The genus name Limosa is from Latin and means "muddy", from limus, "mud". The specific haemastica is from Ancient Greek and means "bloody".

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Limosa haemastica (Hudsonian Godwit) at Jervis Bay National Park - 11 Sep 2018 by Charles Dove Limosa haemastica (Hudsonian Godwit) at Jervis Bay National Park - 5 Jan 2016 by Charles Dove Limosa haemastica (Hudsonian Godwit) at Jervis Bay National Park - 17 Dec 2015 by Charles Dove
Limosa haemastica (Hudsonian Godwit) at Jervis Bay National Park - 11 Sep 2018 by Charles Dove
Limosa haemastica (Hudsonian Godwit) at Jervis Bay National Park - 5 Jan 2016 by Charles Dove
Limosa haemastica (Hudsonian Godwit) at Jervis Bay National Park - 17 Dec 2015 by Charles Dove

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Hudsonian Godwit - Lake Wolumboola
Hudsonian Godwit - Lake Wolumboola
Hudsonian Godwit - Lake Wolumboola

Species information

  • Limosa haemastica Scientific name
  • Hudsonian Godwit Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive

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