Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) - HBW 3, p. 498

French: Bécassin à long bec German: Großer Schlammläufer Spanish: Agujeta Escolopácea

Taxonomy: Limosa scolopacea Say, 1823, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Forms superspecies with L. griseus, with which formerly considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Siberia (R Yana E to Chukotskiy Peninsula), St Lawrence I and coastal W Alaska; N Inuvik and probably also N Yukon. Winters from W & S USA to Guatemala, and uncommonly to El Salvador; also rare S to Panama and French Guiana.