CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Limosa limosa  

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
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© Geoff Walker 2013
Toorbul, QLD (Sep, 2013)

This is a good study of Godwit bills. There are two Black-tailed Godwits and three Bar-tailed Godwits in this photo - two quite straight bills and three noticeably up-curved bills.

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

Black-tailed Godwit