Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) - HBW 3, p. 502

French: Barge marbrée German: Marmorschnepfe 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.

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