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Black-tailed Godwit

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Limosa limosa Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
42 cm Length
Marine intertidal, Mud Flats and Salt Flats/marsh, estuaries, grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Between Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
  Habits
2988 - TSN: 176691 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

view photos Photo July 23, 2006 by Lawrie Phipps © all rights reserved

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Black-tailed Godwit song or display call (Limosa limosa)
Stuart Fisher XC29028
02-05-2001, United Kingdom

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view photos Photo August 13, 2007 by diegocon1964 © all rights reserved

Photo by Maitreyee Das © all rights reserved

Black-tailed Godwit

view photos Photo July 2, 2007 by dickysingh © all rights reserved

Black-tailed godwit

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Swartstertgriet
Arabic: بقويقة سلطانية, بقويقة سلطانية رهيز
Asturian: Abuya de Rau Prietu, Aguya Rauprieta
Azerbaijani: Böyük oxcüllüt
Belarusian: Вялікі грыцук
Bulgarian: Черноопашат крайбрежен бекас
Breton: Ar marc'heg lost du
Catalan: Cegall de mosson, Siglot cantaire, Tètol cuanegre
Catalan (Balears): Cegall de mosson
Valencian: Siglot cantaire
Czech: bøehouš èernoocası, Brehouš cernoocası, Břehouš černoocası
Welsh: Cwtyn ddu, Rhostog gynffonddu
Danish: Stor kobbersneppe
German: Schlammling, Uferschnepfe
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκή) Λιμόζα, Βαλτομπεκάτσα, Λιμόζα
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτομπεκάτσα
English: Blacktailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit
Esperanto: nigravosta limozo
Spanish: Aguja Colinegra, Aguja de Cola Negra, Playero pico curvo, Playero trinador, Zarapito Trinador
Spanish (Argentine): Playero trinador
Spanish (Honduras): Playero pico curvo
Spanish (Mexico): Zarapito Trinador
Estonian: Mustsaba-vigle
Basque: Kuliska buztanbeltz, Kuliska buztanbeltza, Tètol cuanegre
Finnish: Mustapyrstökuiri
Faroese: Koparsnípa, Reyğspógvi
French: Barge à queue noire, Barge à queue noire
Frisian: Skrie, Skries
Irish: Guilbneach Earrdhubh
Gaelic: Cearra-Ghob
Galician: Mazarico rabinegro, Tètol cuanegre
Hebrew: לימוזה מצויה
Croatian: Crnorepa Muljaca, Crnorepa Muljača
Hungarian: Nagy goda
Armenian: [Mets Ilikakttsar ], Մեծ Իլիկակտցար
n: Biru laut ekor hitam, Birulaut Ekor-hitam
Icelandic: Jağrakan
Italian: Pittima reale
Japanese: oguroshigi, Oguro-shigi, Origo-shigi
Japanese: オグロシギ
Georgian: დიდი ლია
Kazakh: Үлкен шырғалақ
Korean: 흑꼬리도요
Cornish: Godwyt tyndhu
Latin: Limosa limosa
Lithuanian: Griciukas, Paprastasis griciukas
Latvian: Melnā puskuitala, Melnais kluitēns
Macedonian: Црноопашна блатарка, Шлука
Mongolian: Морин цууцаль
Malay: Kedidi Ekor Hitam
Maltese: Girwiel Prim
Dutch: Grutto
Norwegian: Islandsspove, Svarthalespove
Polish: rycyk, Slonka, Słonka
Portuguese: Batuira-de-bico-torto, maçarico de bico direito, Maçarico-de-bico-direito, Macarico-galego
Portuguese (Brazil): Batuira-de-bico-torto, Macarico-galego
Romansh: Becassina da riva
Russian: Bolshoy Veretennik, Большой веретенник, Веретенник, Веретенник большой
Scots: Cearra ghob
Northern Sami: Cáhppesbağošguškil
Slovak: Brehár čiernochvostı, Brehár obyčajnı
Slovenian: crnorepi kljunac, črnorepi kljunač
Albanian: Gjelëza e madhe bishtzezë
Serbian: crnorepa, Muljaca, Muljaca, crnorepa, obicna muljaca, obična muljača, Мулјача, Муљача, Црнорепа, Црнорепа муљача
Swedish: Rödspov
Swahili: Msese Mkia-mweusi
Thai: นกปากแอ่นหางดำ
Turkish: Batak Çulluğu, Çamurçullğu, Çamurçullşu, Çamurçulluğu, Kara-Kuyruk Çamur Kuşu
Tuvinian: Улуг ээргииш
Ukrainian: Великий веретенник, Великий грицик, Грицик великий
Vietnamese: Choắt mỏ thẳng đuôi đen
Chinese: [hei-wei cheng-yu], [hei-wei yu], 黑尾塍鷸, 黑尾塍鹬, 黑尾鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [hei-wei yu], 黑尾鷸

Range:-

Acores Rare/Accidental

Afghanistan

Algeria

Armenia

Austrailia

 New South Wales

 Northern Territory

 Queensland

 South Australia

 Tasmania Rare/Accidental

 Victoria

 Western Austrailia

 Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island

 Kangaroo Island

 Lord Howe Island

Austria

Azerbaijan - Breeding

Bahrain

Balearic Islands

Bangladesh

Belarus - Breeding

Belgium

Benin

Bosnia

Botswana

Brunei

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Canada Rare/Accidental

 New Brunswick Rare/Accidental

 Newfoundland Rare/Accidental

 Ontario Rare/Accidental

 Quebec Rare/Accidental

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

Chad

China

 Anhui

 Beidaihe District

 Beijing

 Fujian

 Guangdong

 Guangxi Zhuang

 Hainan

 Hebei

 Heilongjiang

 Henan  Henan

 Hong Kong

 Inner Mongolia

 Jiangsu

 Jiangxi

 Jilin

 Shandong

 Shanghai

 Tianjin

 Tibet

 Xinjiang Uighur

 Yunnan

 Zhejiang

Comoros Rare/Accidental

Congo

Corse

Crete

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic ----------------------- Breeding

Democratic Rep. of Congo

Denmark ----------------------- Breeding

Djibouti Rare/Accidental

East Timor

Egypt

England:- Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire and the Humber

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Estonia ----------------------- Breeding

Ethiopia

Faroe Islands ----------------------- Breeding

Finland ----------------------- Breeding

France

Gabon Rare/Accidental

Gambia

Georgia

Germany

Ghana

Gibraltar Rare/Accidental

Greece

Greenland Rare/Accidental

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Hungary ----------------------- Breeding

Iceland ----------------------- Breeding

India

 Arid northwest

 Central highlands

 Eastern Himalayas

 Gangetic plain

 Northeast

 Southeast

 Southwest

 Uttar Pradesh

 Western Himalayas

Indonesia

 Aru Islands

 Bali

 Biak

 Greater Sundas

 Irian Jaya

 Java

 Kai islands

 Kalimantan

 Lesser Sunda

 Mentawai Archipelago Rare/Accidental

 Mollucas

 Nusa Tenggara Timur Province

 Saparua

 Seram

 Sulawesi

 Sumatra

 Talaud Islands

 Togian Islands

 Waigeo

 West Timor

 Yapen

Iran

Iraq

Ireland

Island of Borneo

Island of New Guinea

Island of Timor

Island of Timor

Islas Canarias

Israel

Italy

CÒte d'Ivoire

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan----------------------- Breeding

Kenya

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Latvia----------------------- Breeding

Lebanon

Leeward Islands Rare/Accidental

Leeward Islands Rare/Accidental

Lesser Antilles Rare/Accidental

Liberia Rare/Accidental

Libya

Liechtenstein

Lithuania----------------------- Breeding

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Madagascar

Madeira Rare/Accidental

Malawi Rare/Accidental

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Malta

Mauritania

Melanesia

 Batanta Islands

 Bougainville

 Central Province

 Choiseul Province

 Isabel Province

 Kofiau

 Makira-Ulawa Province

 Malaita Province

 Misool

 Papua New Guinea

  Bismark

   Admiralty Islands

   Los Negros

   Lou Island

   Manus

   Mussau

   New Britain

   New Hanover

   New Ireland

   Rambutyo

   Tabar Group

  D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago

  Amphlett Group, Wamea

  Goodenough

  Normanby Island

  Louisiades:- Deboyne

  Milne Bay Islands

  Trobriand Islands Egum

  Trobriand Islands Egum Atoll

  Trobriand Islands Kiriwina

 Raja Ampat archipelago

 Reef Group

 Salawati

 Santa Cruz

 Solomon Islands

 Solomons archipelago Guadalcanal Province

 Solomons archipelago Western Province

 Temotu Province

 Vanuatu Rare/Accidental

 Western Province

Micronesia:-

 Guam

 Kiribati

 Kosrae Rare/Accidental

 Marshall Islands

 Midway Island Rare/Accidental

 Palau

 Yap Rare/Accidental

 Chuuk Rare/Accidental

Moldova----------------------- Breeding

Mongolia----------------------- Breeding

Morocco

Myanmar

Namibia Rare/Accidental

Nepal

New Guinea

New Zealand

Niger

Nigeria

North Island New Zealand

North Korea

Norway----------------------- Breeding

Oman

Pakistan

Philippines

Poland----------------------- Breeding

Portugal

Qatar

Romania----------------------- Breeding

Russia----------------------- Breeding

Rwanda Rare/Accidental

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Rare/Accidental

Sardinia

Saudi Arabia

Scotland:-

Shetland

Senegal

Serbia and Montenegro

Sicilia

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Slovakia----------------------- Breeding

Slovenia

Somalia

South Africa Rare/Accidental :- Eastern Cape Rare/Accidental, Free State Rare/Accidental, Gauteng Rare/Accidental, Kwazulu-Natal Rare/Accidental , Limpopo Province Rare/Accidental, Mpumalanga Rare/Accidental, Northern Cape Rare/Accidental, Northwest Province Rare/Accidental, Western Cape Rare/Accidental,

South Korea

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Svalbard and Jan Mayen----------------------- Breeding

Sweden----------------------- Breeding

Switzerland

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan----------------------- Breeding

Tanzania

Thailand

The Netherlands

Togo Rare/Accidental

Trinidad and Tobago Rare/Accidental

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

USA Vagrant

 Alaska Rare/Accidental

 Connecticut Rare/Accidental

 Delaware Rare/Accidental

 Florida Rare/Accidental

 Hawaii Rare/Accidental  Big Island Rare/Accidental

 Louisiana Rare/Accidental

 Massachusetts Rare/Accidental

 New Jersey Rare/Accidental

 New York Rare/Accidental

 North Carolina Rare/Accidental

 Pennsylvania Rare/Accidental

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Wales:- Anglesey,

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe Rare/Accidental

Sub-species

Limosa limosa
Limosa limosa islandica (Northern - Iceland)
Limosa limosa limosa    (Europe)
Limosa limosa melanuroides    (Siberia - Asia)

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