Long-billed Dowitcher

(Limnodromus scolopaceus)

Conservation Status

 

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  IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 
  NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SNRB, SNRM - Unranked Breeding and Migrant

 
  Minnesota

not listed

 
           
           
 
Description
 
 

11 to 12½ in length

19 wingspan

 
     
 

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Habitat
 
 

Mudflats, lakeshores, shallow marshes, ponds, reservoirs

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Migration

 
 

Late April to late May and September to early November

 
     
 

Nesting

 
 

 

 
     
 

Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Occurrence

 
 

Uncommon migrant

 
         
 

Maps

 
 

The Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union All Seasons Species Occurrence Map

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Class Aves (birds)  
 

Order

Charadriiformes (shorebirds and allies)  
 

Family

Scolopacidae (sandpipers and allies)  
 

Genus

Limnodromus (Dowitchers)  
       
 

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  Long-billed Dowitcher
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  Long-billed Dowitcher
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Other Videos
 
  WWT Slimbridge: Long-billed dowitcher - close-up
Sacha Dench
 
   
 
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Published on Jul 27, 2012

Long-billed dowitcher filmed at WWT Slimbridge by James Lees.

   
  Long Billed Dowitcher
Waderworld Waderworld
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Nov 11, 2009

Long Billed Dowitcher, Cabo da Praia quarry, Terceira, Azores, September 2009

   
  Long-billed Dowitcher (Panasonic Lumix GH2 + 14-140mm)
MackM48
 
   
 
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Uploaded on May 1, 2011

Panasonic Lumix GH2 + 14-140mm
AVCHD 1920x1080 60i 17Mbps
Exposure: F5.6 1/100 ISO160 Vari-ND
Tripods: DAIWA DST-43

   
  Long-billed Dowitcher
swiftbirder
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Sep 19, 2010

Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus, Större beckasinsnäppa), Krosno Creek, Durham, Ontario, Canada, 19 September 2010. Also seen: Three Stilt Sandpipers, a Pectoral Sandpiper, and several Lesser Yellowlegs. Digiscoped with a Swarovski ATM-80 HD spotting scope and a Casio Exilim EX-Z750 snapshot camera using the Swarovski digital camera base (DCB) adapter.

   
  Long Billed Dowitcher V3.MPG
Waderworld Waderworld
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Dec 25, 2010

Long Billed Dowiycher, Kotzebue, Alaska, June 2010.

   

 

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  Lynn Pfeifer
8/12/2022

Location: shore of Pulaski Lake,  Buffalo,  MN

My 2 boys and I saw this bird. Could not identify it in our MN birdbook or websites for MN birds. Searched deeper and this is definitely the bird we saw!

 
           
 
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