Nests in muskegs (Gabrielson and Lincoln 1959). Additionally, nests in sedge meadow, sedge-hummock, moss- grass on Copper River Delta and bogs in floodplains of major rivers in western Alaska commonly (Mickelson et al. 1980, B. McCaffery, personal communication in Jehl et al. 2001).
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Jehl, J. R., Jr., J. Klima, and R. E. Harris. 2001. Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus). In The Birds of North America, No. 564 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds.). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington, D.C.: The American Ornithologists’ Union.
Mickelson, P.G., J.S. Hawkins, D.R. Herter, and S.M. Murphy. 1980. Habitat use by birds and other wildlife on the eastern Copper River delta, Alaska. Unpubl. rep. Univ. of Alaska, Alaska. Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Fairbanks, AK. 189 pp.