LC
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
Christidis, L. and Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
Christidis, L.; Boles, W. E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.
Turbott, E. G. 1990. Checklist of the birds of New Zealand. Ornithological Society of New Zealand, Wellington.
Turbott, E.G. 1990. Checklist of the birds of New Zealand. Ornithological Society of New Zealand, Wellington.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1988 Near Threatened
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 3,920,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 3,860,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 8.7 - - -

Trend justification: The overall trend is decreasing, although some populations may be stable (Wetlands International 2006).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Anguilla (to UK) V Extant Yes
Antigua and Barbuda N Extant
Argentina N Extant Yes
Aruba (to Netherlands) V Extant
Australia V Extant
Bahamas V Extant
Barbados N Extant Yes
Belize V Extant Yes
Bermuda (to UK) V Extant Yes
Bolivia N Extant Yes
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) V Extant
Brazil N Extant Yes
Canada N Extant Yes Yes
Chile N Extant Yes
Costa Rica N Extant Yes
Cuba V Extant
Curaçao (to Netherlands) V Extant
Denmark V Extant
Dominica V Extant
Dominican Republic V Extant
Ecuador N Extant Yes
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) N Extant Yes
Fiji V Extant Yes
Guadeloupe (to France) V Extant Yes
Guatemala U Extant Yes
Marshall Islands V Extant
Martinique (to France) N Extant Yes
Mexico N Extant Yes
New Zealand V Extant
Panama V Extant Yes
Paraguay N Extant Yes
Peru N Extant Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) V Extant
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) V Extant
South Africa V Extant
St Lucia V Extant
St Martin (to France) V Extant Yes
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) N Extant Yes
Trinidad and Tobago V Extant
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) V Extant
United Kingdom V Extant
Uruguay N Extant Yes
USA N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) V Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Bahía de Samborombón y Punta Rasa
Argentina Reserva Costa Atlántica de Tierra del Fuego y zonas adyacentes
Argentina Reserva de Biosfera Albufera de Mar Chiquita
Argentina San Antonio Oeste
Brazil Parque Nacional da Lagoa do Peixe
Canada Albany River Estuary and Assoc. Coastline
Canada Big Piskwanish Point
Canada Cape Henrietta Maria
Canada Kaskattama River Mouth
Canada Luck Lake
Canada North Point
Canada Oak Hammock Marsh WMA
Canada Pen Islands
Canada Porter Lake
Canada Quill Lakes
Canada Shagamu River and Area
Chile Bahía de Chullec
Chile Bahía Curaco de Vélez
Chile Bahía de Putemun
Chile Bahía de Quellón
Chile Bahía de Quinchao
Chile Bahía de Yaldad
Chile Bahía Lomas
Chile Bahía Lomas
Chile Bahía Rilán
Chile Chacao
Chile Desembocadura del Río Chamiza,Coihuin-Pelluco
Chile Estero Compu
Chile Estero Huildad
Chile Estuario de Maullín y Cerro Amortajado
Chile Isla Grande de Chiloé
Chile Lenqui
Chile Marisma Buque Quemado
Chile Playa de Pullao
Chile Quemchi Aucar
Chile Santuario de las Aves Bahía de Caulín
Chile Sistema de Bahías TenTen Castro
Chile Sistema Quetalmahue, Quilo y Mar Brava
USA Carter Bay
USA Susitna Flats

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Artificial/Aquatic - Salt Exploitation Sites suitable non-breeding
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Artificial/Aquatic - Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land suitable non-breeding
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded suitable non-breeding
Marine Coastal/Supratidal Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes suitable non-breeding
Marine Neritic Estuaries suitable non-breeding
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands major breeding
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact
Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Climate change & severe weather Habitat shifting & alteration Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Whole (>90%) Unknown
Stresses
Indirect ecosystem effects, Ecosystem degradation

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Limosa haemastica. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2017.