Limosa lapponica | bar-tailed godwit

Vagrant

This migratory bird holds the record for the longest known continuous flight of any bird, traveling between Alaska and New Zealand without any stops. The bar-tailed godwit can be found feeding in coastal mudflats and estuaries. It sports a distinct long, upturned bill which is pink at the base, gradually fading to black.



Hotspots for bar-tailed godwit