Marbled Godwit

(Limosa fedoa)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

Marbled Godwit

NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

S3B - Vulnerable Breeding

Minnesota

Special Concern

Occurrence

Uncommon migrant, local breeder

Habitat

Marshes, mudflats, lake shores

Size

16 to 20 in length

30 wingspan

      Photo by Dan W. Andree
 
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Migration

Mid-April to mid-May and late June to late August

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Charadriiformes (shorebirds and relatives)

 

Family:

Scolopacidae (sandpipers)

 
Subordinate Taxa

Alaska Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa beringiae)

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa fedoa)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Coming in for a landing rural Norman Co. Mn.

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Near the Sandpiper Prairie SNA, Minnesota.

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Uploaded on Nov 6, 2008

Marbled godwit by George Jameson.

   
       
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Uploaded on Feb 24, 2011

March 24, 2009, Monterey County, California, USA A Whimbrel makes a brief appearance

   
       
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Published on Jun 24, 2012

A marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa) calling out while walking around on a dirt road near Chaplin Lake, Saskatchewan.

   
       
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  Marbled Godwit (Scolopacidae: Limosa fedoa) Wading
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Uploaded on Apr 23, 2010

Migrant Marbled Godwits have arrived at the Kelly's Slough NWR, North Dakota (23 April 2010).

   
       

 

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Dan W. Andree
5/17/2018

Location: rural Norman Co. Mn.

Coming in for a landing rural Norman Co. Mn.

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Dan W. Andree
5/9/2018

Location: Near the Sandpiper Prairie SNA, Minnesota.

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