Hudsonian Godwit

The Hudsonian Godwit has a breeding range of 262,000 square kilometers. This includes grassy tundra near wetlands at scattered sites in Alaska, northern Canada, and on the coast of Hudson Bay. This species is a long distance migrant to wintering sites in Paraguay, southern Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, and Argentina. It has an estimated population of 77,000 breeding individuals, and is threatened by pollution and destruction of wetland habitats required for migration and on its wintering grounds