Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Portuguese
    • Milherango
    • Maçarico-de-bico-direito
  • Scientific Names
    • Limosa limosa
    • Limosa limosa limosa
  • French
    • barge à queue noire
  • English
    • Black-tailed Godwit
  • Unknown
    • European Black-tailed Godwit
  • Dutch
    • Grutto
  • Spanish
    • Aguja colinegra
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BTGD

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Recent observations

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

duarte

Date

July 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the abandoned salt-pans of Aveiro, Portugal.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

duarte

Date

July 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the abandoned salt-pans of Aveiro, Portugal.

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

kjartanbirgis

Date

June 14, 2014 12:58 PM WEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

kjartanbirgis

Date

June 14, 2014 01:07 PM WEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

kjartanbirgis

Date

June 14, 2014 01:12 PM WEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

kjartanbirgis

Date

June 14, 2014 03:52 PM WEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

kjartanbirgis

Date

June 14, 2014 03:57 PM WEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

kjartanbirgis

Date

June 7, 2014 10:45 PM WEST

Place

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Observer

matthias86

Date

June 9, 2014

Place

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Observer

zeus

Date

April 3, 2014

Place

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Description

The Black-tailed Godwit is a large wader with long bill, neck and legs. During the breeding season, the bill has a yellowish or orange-pink base and dark tip; the base is pink in winter. The legs are dark grey, brown or black. The sexes are similar, but in breeding plumage, they can be separated by the male's brighter, more extensive orange breast, neck and head. In winter, adult Black-tailed Godwits have a uniform brown-grey breast and upperparts. Juveniles have a pale orange wash to the neck and breast. In flight, its bold black and white wingbar and white rump can be seen readily.

Better Quality pic at : https://www.flickr.com/photos/satyenmehta/13935955362/

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What

Black-tailed godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

March 16, 2014 01:42 PM UTC

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Observer

john11

Date

March 1, 1991

Place

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Description from Wikipedia

The Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) is a large, long-legged, long-billed shorebird first described by Carolus Linnaeus in 1758. It is a member of the Limosa genus, the godwits. There are three subspecies, all with orange head, neck and chest in breeding plumage and dull grey-brown winter coloration, and distinctive black and white wingbar at all times.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.