Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)
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Title: Long-billed Dowitcher
Alternative Title: Limnodromus scolopaceus
Creator: Karney, Lee
Source: WO-Lee Karney--3773
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Karney, Birds, Wading Birds, Shorebirds, Sandpipers
Table Of Contents: The two dowitchers differ slightly in color pattern and length of bill. and have different calls. The long-billed dowitcher is somewhat more partial to freshwater habitats and migrates southward later in the season, after most short-billed dowitchers have reached their wintering grounds.
Available: April 05 2004
Issued: March 31 2004
Modified: April 08 2004