A single bird at the shore

A single bird at the shore
Species: Bar-tailed Godwit   Limosa lapponica
Author: Tauscher Gerhard
Friday, August 3, 2012
Added to IBC: 16 Sep 2012 - 06:04
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Altitude (m): 
11 meters


Submitted by m.gerber@ggaweb.ch on
m.gerber@ggaweb.ch's picture

This is a Bar-tailed Godwit, not a Black-tailed: See the rufous feathers on the undertail, the streaked wing coverts and the clearly upcurled bill.

Submitted by Tauscher Gerhard on
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ok, thanks changed it.... it took 6 years till somebody told me!!







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Tauscher Gerhard, IBC1007277. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1007277.

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Tauscher Gerhard, IBC1007277. Photo of Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Malmö, Sweden. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1007277.

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