Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa

f18 @ 1/400s, ISO:1600, Nikon D80 w 300mm


"Black-tailed Godwit," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.
Keyhaven Marsh, United Kingdom
 
09/21/2009