Long-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus

Length 9.5-10.5 in (24.1-26.7 cm)
Wingspan 1.5-1.7 ft (46.0-52.0 cm)
Weight 3.2-4.8 oz (90-135 g)
Clutch Size 4
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, AS

The Long-billed Dowitcher breeds in Alaska, north-west Canada, and Siberia. They winter in southern U.S. and Mexico. The Long-billed Dowitcher is similar to the Short-billed Dowitcher but, their bills are slightly longer. Long-billed Dowitcher are usually found in smaller flocks than Short-billed.

During breeding, Long-billed Dowitchers eat insects and insect larvae. Otherwise, they eat mollusks, crustaceans, marine worms, and other aquatic invertebrates.

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