Marbled Godwit

Limosa fedoa

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

MAGO

Code 6

LIMFED

ITIS

HEAD

Marbled Godwit Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked
  • Crown Color: Brown and buff streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Pale brown
  • Nape Color: Pale brown and black-streaked.
  • Throat Color: Cream-buff to pale red-brown with brown streaks.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Marbled-Godwit Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 46-48 cm (18-19 in)
  • Weight: 365 g (12.87 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Pale brown, with thin brown bars.
  • Upperparts: Black and pale brown mottled.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Marbled-Godwit Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 79-81 cm (31-32 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Mottled
  • Upper Tail: Pale brown with dark brown bars.
  • Under Tail: Pale brown
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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