Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) - HBW 3, p. 501
French: Barge hudsonienne
Spanish: Aguja Café
Taxonomy: Scolopax Hæmastica Linnaeus, 1758, Hudson Bay.
Forms superspecies with L. limosa, of which sometimes considered a subspecies. Monotypic.
Distribution: Locally from NW & S Alaska to Hudson Bay. Winters on Atlantic coast of S South America; also Chiloé I, SC Chile.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 10 videos
A pair on the beach Locality Rocha Lagoon, Rocha Department, Uruguay
Martin Manassero 28 January 2013 3 years ago 34 sec 4.6
one bird in winter plumage Locality Albufera de Medio Mundo, Lima Department, Peru
Wim ten Have 3 April 2011 3 years ago 21 sec 4.5
A group of birds in breeding plumage foraging in the mudflats. Locality Bootlegger Cove, Anchorage, Alaska, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 June 2012 3 years ago 38 sec 4.3
A group of birds in breeding plumage feeding in the mudflats. Locality Bootlegger Cove, Anchorage, Alaska, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 June 2012 3 years ago 34 sec 4.2
a small flock in the Maldonado river estuary. Locality Barra de Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 25 June 2015 47 weeks ago 21 sec 4
A first non-breeding individual, smaller bird, foraging in a fresh water lagoon with Marbled Godwit showing size difference. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 5 September 2014 1 year ago 36 sec 4
PhotosSee all 19 photos
A wintering bird
Locality Isabela, Galapagos Islands
Marco Valentini 14 November 2014 1 year ago 4.8
Locality Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
Samantha Klein 17 April 2014 2 years ago 4.3
Locality San Miguel del Monte (Monte), Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Silvia Vitale 13 June 2009 6 years ago 4.1
A side view of a Hudsonian Godwit.
Locality Delaware, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 30 August 2009 9 weeks ago 4
A Hudsonian godwit feeding in the tundra outside of Churchill.
Locality Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
Mike Ross 14 June 2015 48 weeks ago 4
Resting on a mudflat
Locality Mar Chiquita Lagoon, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Tomas Grim 20 December 2013 2 years ago 4