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  Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)

Bar-tailed Godwit | Limosa lapponica photo
Bar-tailed Godwit

Image by Tim Bowman, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Bar-tailed Godwit | Limosa lapponica photo
Bar-tailed Godwit

Image by Tim Bowman, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Bar-tailed Godwit | Limosa lapponica photo
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica),Teich Bird Reserve, France

Image by Pascal Aleixandre - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

BAR-TAILED GODWIT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Limosa lapponica in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Limosa
Species:lapponica
Common Name:Bar-tailed Godwit

Relatives in same Genus
  Hudsonian Godwit (L. haemastica)
  Black-tailed Godwit (L. limosa)