|Shallow scrape among dense vegetation.
Aquatic worms and molluscs.
In summer, they have bright orangey-brown chests
and bellies, but in winter they're more greyish-brown.
Their most distinctive features are their long beaks
and legs, and the black and white stripes on their wings.
Female black-tailed godwits are bigger and heavier than
the males, with a noticeably longer beak.
In flight it shows a white wing-stripe and a black and white
42 cm from bill to tail.
May - July.
1 brood, 3 to 4 eggs.