Long-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus scolopaceus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

LBDO

Code 6

LIMSCO

ITIS

HEAD

Long-billed Dowitcher Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Streaked, Eyering, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Buff and red-brown speckled.
  • Throat Color: Buff to red-brown with brown speckles.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Long-billed Dowitcher Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 28-32 cm (11-12.5 in)
  • Weight: 135 g (4.76 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Rust-brown with black bars.
  • Upperparts: Black, gray-brown and rust-brown, appearing scaled.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked, Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Long-billed Dowitcher Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 46-51 cm (18-20 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Rust with gray and black bars.
  • Under Tail: Rust, with gray and black bars.
  • Leg Color: Yellow-green
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