limosa fedoa


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Godwit \God"wit\ (g[o^]d"w[i^]t), n. [Prob. from AS. g[=o]d good
   + wiht creature, wight.] (Zool.)
   One of several species of long-billed, wading birds of the
   genus Limosa, and family Tringid[ae]. The European
   black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa), the American marbled
   godwit (Limosa fedoa), the Hudsonian godwit ({Limosa
   h[ae]mastica}), and others, are valued as game birds. Called
   also godwin.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spikebill \Spike"bill`\, n. (Zool.)
   (a) The hooded merganser.
   (b) The marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Marlin \Mar"lin\, n. (Zool.)
   The American great marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa). Applied
   also to the red-breasted godwit (Limosa haematica).
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   2. [from marlin spike, the shape of its bill.] Any of several
      marine billfishes of the genera Makaira and
      Tetrapturus, popular as game in sport fishing.
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   Hook-billed marlin, a curlew.
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