Common Name: Houstonian Godwit
Scientific Name: Limosa haemastica
Description: 13-16 inches; bill long, pinkish at the base and black at the tip, slightly upturned; tail black with white base; white rump. Non-Breeding: upper parts greyish; underparts whitish. Breeding: upperparts reddish brown, black and grey; underparts reddish brown with blackish fine bars.
Habitat: mud flaps
- Birds of Barbados by P.A Buckley, Edward Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckle
- Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele
- National Geographic- Field Guide to the Birds of North America edited by Dunn and Alderfer