Bar-Tailed Godwit
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Taken at Musselburgh on 6th February 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Musselburgh on 25th October 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Port Seton on 8th December 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Joppa on 20th December 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 7th December 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens..

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Bar-Tailed Godwit
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Limosa lapponica.
Charadriiformes.
Scolopacidae.

Site Of Nest:
Food:

Plumage:



Breeding Period:
Eggs:
On the ground, usually in short vegetation.
Probes in mudflats or marshes for vegetation, insects
and crustaceans.

Blue-grey legs and a very long dark bill with a slight
upward curve and pink at the tip. The neck, breast
and belly are unbroken brick red in breeding plumage,
off white in winter. The back is mottled grey.
May-July. 1 Brood
3-4


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