Breeding habitat includes sedge-grass marshes, wet tundra, and taiga bogs (Armstrong 1995). Nesting habitat open sedge meadows intermixed with forest within Alaska. Cook Inlet habitat muskeg with wet bog, shallow pools, spruce islands, and drier upland areas surrounded by conifer forests. Similar in western Alaska where species breeds in spruce or spruce-deciduous forests interspersed with open bogs or wet meadows (Elphick and Klima 2002).
Armstrong, R. H. 1995. Guide to the birds of Alaska, 4th ed. Alaska Northwest Books, Anchorage, AK. 322 pp.
Elphick, C. S. and J. Klima. 2002. Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica). In The Birds of North America, No.629 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds.). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington, D.C.: The American Ornithologists’ Union.