bar-tailed godwit

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: a godwit (Limosa lapponica) that has a slightly curved bill, a closely barred tail, and relatively short legs and that breeds in extreme northern Europe and Asia and winters chiefly in Africa and Australasia

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  • Bar-tailed Godwit — Taxobox name = Bar tailed Godwit status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Scolopacidae genus = Limosa species = L. lapponica binomial = Limosa lapponica binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Bar-tailed Godwit — laplandinis griciukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Limosa lapponica angl. Bar tailed Godwit vok. Pfuhlschnepfe …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • bar-tailed godwit — laplandinis griciukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Limosa lapponica angl. bar tailed godwit vok. Pfuhlschnepfe, f rus. малый веретенник, m pranc. barge rousse, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – griciukai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • bar-tailed godwit — noun A wader, , a type of godwit, of the Scolopacidae family …   Wiktionary

  • Black-tailed Godwit — Taxobox name = Black tailed Godwit status = NT status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2006|id=49045|title=Limosa limosa|downloaded=11 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this… …   Wikipedia

  • Godwit — Taxobox name = Godwits image caption = Bar tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Scolopacidae genus = Limosa genus authority = Brisson, 1760 subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • godwit — /god wit/, n. any of several large, widely distributed shorebirds of the genus Limosa, as the New World L. haemastica (Hudsonian godwit), having a long bill that curves upward slightly. [1545 55; of obscure orig.] * * * ▪ bird  any of four… …   Universalium

  • godwit — /ˈgɒdwɪt / (say godwit) noun any of several large shorebirds of the genus Limosa, all with long, slightly up curved bills, two species of which, the bar tailed godwit, Limosa lapponica, and the black tailed godwit, Limosa limosa, regularly… …   Australian English dictionary

  • List of African birds — This list of African birds is a listing of all the bird species known from the continent of Africa. TOCrightNotesThere are over 45 billion different species of birds in Africa.The taxonomy of this list adheres to James Clitorus Birds of the World …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds of Venezuela — This is a list of the bird species recorded in Venezuela. The avifauna of Venezuela includes a total of 1417 species, of which 48 are endemic, 6 have been introduced by humans, and 34 are rare or accidental. 27 species are globally… …   Wikipedia

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