(redirected from Limnodromus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Limnodromus: Limnodromus scolopaceus, dowitcher


see snipesnipe,
common name for a shore bird of the family Scolopacidae (sandpiper family), native to the Old and New Worlds. The common, or Wilson's snipe (Capella gallinago), also called jacksnipe, is a game bird of marshes and meadows.
..... Click the link for more information.
References in periodicals archive ?
Limnodromus semipalmatus, the Asian (or Asiatic) Dowitcher, breeds in southern Siberia, north Mongolia and north-eastern China in extensive freshwater wetlands in steppe and forest zones and winters on extensive coastal mudflats from eastern India to the Greater Sundas (where the largest wintering populations occur), the Philippines, New Guinea and north-west Australia (Brazil 2009, Robson, 2000).
Aunque la presencia de Cochlearius cochlearius, Tringa flavipes, Calidris himantopus, Limnodromus scolopaceus, Sterna forsteri, Amazona viridigenalis, Legatus leucophaius, Vireo flavifrons, Vermivora cyanoptera y Geothlypis philadelphia era supuesta en Hidalgo con base en los mapas de distribucion esquematizados por Howell & Webb (1995), no existian reportes concretos de su presencia en el estado (Martinez-Morales et al.
Limnodromus griseus), las cuales fueron las que mas contribuyeron con su abundancia (Tabla 4).
minutilla) were grouped as "small peeps," and both dowitchers (Limnodromus griseus and L.
pusillo (Linnaeus), I O semipalmated sandpiper Catoptrophorus semipalmatus I R (Gmelin), willet Gallinago delicata (Ord), I O Wilson's snipe Limnodromus griseus (Gmelin), I O short-billed dowitcher L.
Widespread species such as Western Sandpipers (Calidris mauri), Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus), Black-bellied Plovers (Pluvialis squatarola), and dowitchers (Limnodromus spp.) used both high and low mudflats, peaking during low water conditions.
58 Calidris alba 59 Calidris minutilla 60 Limnodromus griseus 61 Numenius phaeopus 62 Phalaropus tricolor 63 Tringa flavipes 64 Tringa melanoleuca Threskiornithidae 65 Plegadis ridgwayi Troglodytidae 66 Troglodytes aedon Tyranidae 67 Pyrocephalus rubinus 68 Tachuris rubrigastra Tabla 4.
On a nearby sand flat Pereira (1990) recorded 27 species of birds with Numenius phaeopus, Limnodromus griseus and Catoptrophorus semipalmatus being most numerous throughout the year.
Nest densities were significantly higher at Teshekpuk than at Prudhoe Bay for Lapland longspurs (Calcarius lapponicus) and long-billed dowitchers (Limnodromus scolopaceus), although those for semipalmated sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) were higher at Prudhoe Bay.
However, among the more abundant birds, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus and Limnodromus griseus (Scolopacidae), captured and ingested specimens of the brittle star, Amphipholis geminata at the nearby sand flat of Cocorocas (Pereira 1990).
squatarola), dunlin (Calidris alpina), long-billed dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus), pectoral sandpiper (C.
Long-billed dowitchers (Limnodromus scolopaceus) were occasionally seen at Mekigney Bay, while substantial flocks were observed at Barrow.