Short-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus griseus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

SBDO

Code 6

LIMGRI

ITIS

HEAD

Short-billed Dowitcher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Brown and red-brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Brown and white to buff.
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: Pale rust-brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Short-billed Dowitcher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 27-30 cm (10.5-12 in)
  • Weight: 154 g (5.43 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Pale rust-brown, with heavy brown spots and bars.
  • Upperparts: Brown-black feathers with pale brown edges.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled, Solid

FLIGHT

Short-billed Dowitcher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong powerful direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 46-56 cm (18-22 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Brown and white bars.
  • Under Tail: Brown and white.
  • Leg Color: Gray-green
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