|Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa
|The Coorong, SA,
The Bar-tailed Godwit breeds on the coast and in low-lying tundra in Lapland and adjacent Russia as well as in Siberia and Alaska.
The sub-species that breeds in Siberia and Alaska L. l. baueri migrates to south China, Indonesia and Australia during the northern winter from September to April.
|It is similar to Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa but, in flight it does not have a wing bar
nor a white rump, its underwings are darkish and its legs just
protrude beyond the tail. It also has a more noticeably upturned
bill. In this photo compare, for example, the Bar-tailed Godwits
in the bottom right to the Black-tailed Godwits in the bottom
See also the Europe page on this species.
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