Black Tailed Godwit Winter

Status
Rare breeder, more common on passage, and birds from Iceland winter in west of region, especially Ireland.

 

Habitat
Breeds on wet meadows. On passage and winter found on marshes and muddy estuaries.

Description

Black Tailed Godwit Summer

Large wader with long legs and bill. In flight easily separated from Bar-tailed Godwit by black tail with white rump and bold white wing-bar. 38-44cm [15-17 inches]

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