Marbled Godwit

Other Names: none

Distribution: northern Great Plains in summer; coasts of the United States and Mexico in winter.

Marbled Godwit distribution range map

Description:

Size: 46-48 cm in length with a 79-84 cm wingspan, weighing 240-510 g.

Plumage: Dark and mottled white above, cinnamon-colored below, with cinnamon wing linings and a distinctive long, pinkish, upturned bill. The legs and eyes are black.

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Marbled Godwit

Marbled Godwit

Bill Shape
curved
dagger
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
florida
georgia
hawaii
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
tapered-wings
Habitat
coasts
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
buff
brown
Body Shape
sandpiper
Size
large
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
sandpipers, phalaropes and allies - scolopacidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species