The Black-tailed Godwit, "Limosa limosa", is a large, long-legged, long-billed shorebird first described by Carolus Linnaeus in 1758. It is a member of the "Limosa" genus, the godwits. There are three subspecies, all with orange head, neck and chest in breeding plumage and dull grey-brown winter coloration, and distinctive black and white wingbar at all times.
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