Scientific Name:

Limosa lapponica

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

 

Bar-tailed Godwit Fact File

Distribution: Northern Europe and Alaska

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Subspecies: Four

L. l. lapponica: Northern Europe

L. l. taymyrensis: North-western and north-central Siberia

L. l. menzbieri: North-eastern Siberia

L. l. baueri: North-eastern Siberia to northern and western Alaska

Further Reading: 

Meet the Godwits – Rick and Elis Simpson

Current conservation efforts

None

Gallery

 

 

With thanks to the following photographers: Barry Madden