Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) – 43 cm


Is a large, long-legged, long-billed shorebird first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758. It is a member of the Limosa genus, the godwits. Its breeding range stretches from Iceland through Europe and areas of central Asia. Black-tailed godwits spend (the northern hemisphere) winter in areas as diverse as the Indian Subcontinent, Australia, western Europeand west Africa. The best place to spot this waders is at the Nagalang Shore, Labuan Island during the migration season.

Bar-tailed Godwit

Bar-tailed Godwit at Nagalang Shore during low tide

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Among the other waders during low tide


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