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  Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

Black-tailed Godwit | Limosa limosa photo
Black-tailed Godwit

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Black-tailed Godwit | Limosa limosa photo
Black-tailed Godwit at Uitkerkse Polders, Belgium

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Black-tailed Godwit | Limosa limosa photo
Black-tailed Godwit

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Black-tailed Godwit | Limosa limosa photo
Black-tailed Godwit in flight

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Black-tailed Godwit | Limosa limosa photo
Black-tailed Godwit winter plumage

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BLACK-TAILED GODWIT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Limosa limosa 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:limosa
Common Name:Black-tailed Godwit

Relatives in same Genus
  Hudsonian Godwit (L. haemastica)
  Bar-tailed Godwit (L. lapponica)