WoRMS name details

Limosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758)

212724  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212724)

 unaccepted (misspelling)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Length: male 36-38 cm, female 41 cm. Plumage: above mottled brownish grey; below whitish with light streaking on head and...  
Description Length: male 36-38 cm, female 41 cm. Plumage: above mottled brownish grey; below whitish with light streaking on head and neck; whitish rump patch narrowing into back; tail barred black on white; distinct white superciliary line; breeding dress mottled black and rich brown; head, neck and whole underside reddish chestnut. Bare parts: iris brown; bill long and recurved, black with orange-pink, pinkish yellow or pink basal half; feet and legs greyish-green, bluish grey to blackish. Habitat: tidal flats, estuaries, lagoons and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2019). Limosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212724 on 2019-11-19
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Urban, E. K.; Fry, C. H.; Keith, S. (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: male 36-38 cm, female 41 cm. Plumage: above mottled brownish grey; below whitish with light streaking on head and neck; whitish rump patch narrowing into back; tail barred black on white; distinct white superciliary line; breeding dress mottled black and rich brown; head, neck and whole underside reddish chestnut. Bare parts: iris brown; bill long and recurved, black with orange-pink, pinkish yellow or pink basal half; feet and legs greyish-green, bluish grey to blackish. Habitat: tidal flats, estuaries, lagoons and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
LanguageName 
English bar-tailed godwit  [details]
French barge rousse  [details]