Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus hendersoni)
Range: Breeds in central Canada Regular migrant down Atlantic coast in summer. Winters locally across North America, Central and South America. Referred to at 'Prarie' Short-billed Dowitcher by Sibley.
 


Useful Literature

Pitelka, F (1950) Geographic variation and the species problem in the shorebird  genus Limnodromus. Univ. Calif. publs. Zool. 50:1-108:

Jaramillo, A. and Henshaw, B. (1995) Identification of breeding plumaged Long-billed and  Short-billed Dowitchers. Birding World 8: 221-228.

Jaramillo, A. Pittaway, R. and Burke, P. (1991) The identification and migration of breeding plumaged dowitchers in Southern Ontario. Birders Journal 1:8-25.


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