Hudsonian godwit


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New World godwit

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Species Scientific name Letter cod e Lesser golden plover Pluvialis dominica Muller LGPL Semipalmated plover Charadrius semipalmatus Bonaparte SEPL Hudsonian godwit Limosa haemastica L.
melanotos), whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Hudsonian godwits (Limosa haemastica), lesser golden plovers (Pluvialis dominica), and semipalmated plovers (Charadrius semipalmatus).
Shorebirds breeding in the outer Mackenzie Delta include (in order of abundance) red-necked phalaropes, common snipe, semipalmated sandpipers, pectoral sandpipers, stilt sandpipers, long-billed dowitchers, semipalmated plovers, lesser golden plovers, Hudsonian godwits, and whimbrel.
Fishermen with a good sense of curiosity can encounter and enjoy many other unique shorebirds, as well, including oyster catchers, black-bellied plovers, short-billed and long-billed dowitchers, red knots, Hudsonian godwits, whimbrels, white-rumped sandpipers, phalaropes, willets and lesser yellowlegs.
Guy Morrison, a biologist at Canada's National Wildlife Research Centre in Hull, Quebec, hopes to "crack the abiding mystery" of where and why Hudsonian godwits pause on their fall flight from breeding areas around James Bay to wintering places along the coast of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.
Species already affected include American wigeons, northern shovelers, yellow rails, stilt sandpipers, Hudsonian godwits and short-billed dowitchers.