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Bar-tailed Godwit  Bar-tailed Godwit,Geotagged,Limosa lapponica,Spring,The Gambia Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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The Bar-tailed Godwit is a large wader in the family Scolopacidae, which breeds on Arctic coasts and tundra mainly in the Old World, and winters on coasts in temperate and tropical regions of the Old World. Its migration is the longest known non-stop flight of any bird and also the longest journey without pausing to feed by any animal.

Similar species: Shorebirds And Allies
Species identified by Ant Marriott
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By Ant Marriott

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Uploaded May 15, 2015. Captured Apr 7, 2012 23:25 in Coastal Road, The Gambia.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/790s
  • ISO200
  • 439mm