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Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae

Scientific:
  Limosa limosa
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Scolopax Limosa

Avibase ID:
  454B5CD5F5285B77

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176691


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Limosa limosa limosa: W Palearctic; winters to sub-Saharan Africa and India
  • Limosa limosa islandica: Iceland, Faeroe Is. and Shetland Is.; winters to sw Europe
  • Limosa limosa melanuroides: E Palearctic; winters to SE Asia, Philippines and Australia
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Black-tailed Godwit
Czech:
  břehouš černoocasý
German:
  Uferschnepfe
Danish:
  Stor Kobbersneppe
Spanish:
  Aguja Colinegra
Finnish:
  mustapyrstökuiri
French:
  Barge à queue noire
Icelandic:
  Jaðrakan
Italian:
  Pittima reale
Japanese:
  oguroshigi
Japanese:
  オグロシギ
Dutch:
  Grutto
Norwegian:
  Svarthalespove
Polish:
  rycyk
Portuguese:
  Maçarico-de-bico-direito
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Macarico-galego
Russian:
  Большой веретенник
Slovak:
  brehár čiernochvostý
Swedish:
  Rödspov
Chinese:
  黑尾塍鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Barge à queue noire ( Limosa limosa)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Barge à queue noire ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 1st edition:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 4th edition:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
eBird version 1.50:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
eBird version 1.52:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
eBird version 1.53:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
eBird version 1.54:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Howard and Moore 4th edition:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
James Lee Peters:
    Limosa limosa
James Lee Peters (original):
    Limosa limosa
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Limosa limosa
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Limosa limosa

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Swartstertgriet
Arabic: بقويقة سلطانية, بقويقة سلطانية رهيز
Asturian: Abuya de Rau Prietu, Aguya Rauprieta
Azerbaijani: Böyük oxcüllüt
Belarusian: Вялікі грыцук
Bulgarian: Черноопашат крайбрежен бекас
Breton: Ar marc'heg lost du
Catalan: Cegall de mosson, Siglot cantaire, Tètol cuanegre
Catalan (Balears): Cegall de mosson
Valencian: Siglot cantaire
Czech: bøehouš èernoocasý, Brehouš cernoocasý, Břehouš černoocasý
Welsh: Cwtyn ddu, Rhostog gynffonddu
Danish: Stor kobbersneppe
German: Schlammling, Uferschnepfe
Maldivian: Eshunga Ilolhi
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκή) Λιμόζα, Βαλτομπεκάτσα, Λιμόζα
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτομπεκάτσα
English: Blacktailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit
Esperanto: nigravosta limozo
Spanish: Aguja Colinegra, Aguja de Cola Negra, Playero pico curvo, Playero trinador, Zarapito Trinador
Spanish (Argentine): Playero trinador
Spanish (Honduras): Playero pico curvo
Spanish (Mexico): Zarapito Trinador
Estonian: Mustsaba-vigle
Basque: Kuliska buztanbeltz, Kuliska buztanbeltza, Tètol cuanegre
Finnish: Mustapyrstökuiri
Faroese: Koparsnípa, Reyðspógvi
French: Barge à queue noire, Barge à queue noire
Frisian: Skrie, Skries
Irish: Guilbneach Earrdhubh
Gaelic: Cearra-Ghob
Galician: Mazarico rabinegro, Tètol cuanegre
Hebrew: לימוזה מצויה
Croatian: Crnorepa Muljaca, Crnorepa Muljača
Hungarian: Nagy goda
Armenian: [Mets Ilikakttsar ], Մեծ Իլիկակտցար
Indonesian: Biru laut ekor hitam, Birulaut Ekor-hitam
Icelandic: Jaðrakan
Italian: Pittima reale
Japanese: oguroshigi, Oguro-shigi, Origo-shigi
Japanese: オグロシギ
Georgian: დიდი ლია
Kazakh: Үлкен шырғалақ
Korean: 흑꼬리도요
Cornish: Godwyt tyndhu
Latin: Limosa limosa
Lithuanian: Griciukas, Paprastasis griciukas
Latvian: Melnā puskuitala, Melnais kluitēns
Macedonian: Црноопашна блатарка, Шлука
Mongolian: Морин цууцаль
Malay: Kedidi Ekor Hitam
Maltese: Girwiel Prim
Dutch: Grutto
Norwegian: Islandsspove, Svarthalespove
Polish: rycyk, Slonka, Słonka
Portuguese: Batuira-de-bico-torto, maçarico de bico direito, Maçarico-de-bico-direito, Macarico-galego, Milherango
Portuguese (Brazil): Batuira-de-bico-torto, Macarico-galego
Romansh: Becassina da riva
Russian: Bolshoy Veretennik, Большой веретенник, Веретенник, Веретенник большой
Scots: Cearra ghob
Northern Sami: Cáhppesbaðošguškil
Slovak: Brehár čiernochvostý, Brehár obyčajný
Slovenian: crnorepi kljunac, črnorepi kljunač
Albanian: Gjelëza e madhe bishtzezë
Serbian: crnorepa, Muljaca, Muljaca, crnorepa, obicna muljaca, obična muljača, Мулјача, Муљача, Црнорепа, Црнорепа муљача
Swedish: Rödspov
Swahili: Msese Mkia-mweusi
Tamil: Karuvaal Mookkaan
Thai: นกปากแอ่นหางดำ
Turkish: Batak Çulluğu, Çamurçullğu, Çamurçullşu, Çamurçulluğu, Kara-Kuyruk Çamur Kuşu
Tuvinian: Улуг ээргииш
Ukrainian: Великий веретенник, Великий грицик, Грицик великий
Vietnamese: Choắt mỏ thẳng đuôi đen
Chinese: [hei-wei cheng-yu], [hei-wei yu], 黑尾塍鷸, 黑尾塍鹬, 黑尾鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [hei-wei yu], 黑尾鷸

 

         

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