Long-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus scolopaceus

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The long-billed dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) is a medium-sized shorebird. The genus name Limnodromus is Ancient Greek from limne, "marsh" and dromos, "racer". The specific scolopaceus is New Latin for "snipe-like", from Latin scolopax, scolopacis, a snipe or woodcock. The English name is from Iroquois and was first recorded in 1841.

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  1. (c) Alex J Burchard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/17500528
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limnodromus_scolopaceus

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