Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

BTGO

Code 6

LIMLAP

ITIS

HEAD

Bar-tailed Godwit Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Black-brown to dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Streaked
  • Crown Color: Brown streaked with rufous.
  • Forehead Color: Brown, buff and rufous.
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Bar-tailed Godwit Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41 cm (16 in)
  • Weight: 400 g (14.1 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Red-brown
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Bar-tailed Godwit Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with strong steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 69-74 cm (27-29 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown or black bars.
  • Under Tail: Red-brown
  • Leg Color: Dark gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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