The Bar-tailed godwit – Limosa lapponica is a large wader of the family Scolopacidae. It is a High Arctic breeder across Eurasia into Alaska. It migrates S in the winter to mostly Tropical Coastlines. In the AWB Region it is a winter visitor to the coasts of Arabia and the Arabian Gulf, the Atlantic coasts of NW Africa from S Mali to Gibraltar. the N coast of Algeria and NW Tunisia, NE Egypt and the S Red Sea coast from S Sudan to the Horn of Africa and an isolated inland wintering area in SE Niger and SW Chad.
Order: Charadriiformes Family: Scolopacidae Genus: Limosa
Species...Limosa lapponica Bar-tailed godwit - Species - ebird.org Bar-tailed godwit - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Bar-tailed godwit - Casestudy - birdlife.org Bar-tailed godwit - Database - avibase Bar-tailed godwit - Sounds & Maps xeno-canto.org
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