Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) - HBW 3, p. 502
French: Barge marbrée
Spanish: Aguja Canela
Taxonomy: Scolopax Fedoa Linnaeus, 1758, Hudson Bay.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- beringiae Gibson & Kessel, 1989 - Alaska Peninsula; winters on Pacific coast of USA from S Washington to C California.
- fedoa (Linnaeus, 1758) - C Alberta and SW Manitoba to SC Montana and W Minnesota, also SW James Bay; winters from California and the Carolinas S to Panama, occasionally occurring S to N Chile, Colombia and Venezuela.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 27 videos
Foraging in the surf line for sand crabs and worms. Locality Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (ssp beringiae)
Don DesJardin 14 October 2008 6 years ago 44 sec 4.8
A juvenile foraging in a managed wetland. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (ssp beringiae)
Don DesJardin 5 September 2014 36 weeks ago 36 sec 4.8
Two winter-plumaged adults standing together on shoreline rocks Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (ssp beringiae)
Don DesJardin 30 November 2007 7 years ago 25 sec 4.8
Several adult feeding in the mud Locality California, USA (United States) (ssp beringiae)
Don DesJardin 29 February 2004 8 years ago 19 sec 4.7
birds relaxing at the Esteros of Isla Magdalena Locality Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur State, Mexico (Northern)
Thore Noernberg 10 March 2015 9 weeks ago 22 sec 4.7
An adult foraging on the beach for small marine crustaceans, which live in piles of decaying seaweed and grasses. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (ssp beringiae)
Don DesJardin 20 October 2014 30 weeks ago 39 sec 4.7
PhotosSee all 53 photos
Locality Fiesta Island (Dog Island) Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA (United States)
firstname.lastname@example.org 3 September 1999 1 year ago 4.7
Marbled godwit, non breeding
Locality Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA (United States)
Paul Cools 10 February 2010 2 years ago 4.6
In flight along the beach with high surf running.
Locality Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, San Diego County, California, USA (United States)
Ian Barker 18 November 2011 3 years ago 4.6
Marbled Godwit with Long-billed Curlew in background.
Locality High Island, Galveston County, Texas, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 11 April 2015 4 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 4.5
Locality Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County, California, USA (United States)
Gerard Carbonell Agulló 20 September 2013 45 weeks ago 4.5
An adult in short grass.
Locality Brooks, Alberta, Canada (ssp fedoa)
Ken Havard 21 May 2006 1 year ago 4.5
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