Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa
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The black-tailed godwit is a large palearctic wader with a long straight bill that has a prominent pink base. The top photo was taken at Lake Manyara (11-16), courtesy Linda Bushman. The left 2nd row photo was taken at Lake Naivasha (Kenya, 2-12), courtesy Karine Van der Vurst; the right 2nd row, at Lake Segese (1-15), courtesy of Phil Bennett. The other photos were taken in Yaida Valley and Shambarai swamp. Click the photo above to see more including breeding plumage.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Phil Bennett, Linda Bushman

Last Update this page: 1-01-19