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Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa lapponica
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Common local species. Wading bird, often feeds in swall flocks. Eats worms, molluscs, crustaceans and insects.
Typical Habitat :Beaches and tidal areas.
Distribution :Common to northern, eastern and coastal Australia.
Migration :Summer migrant, September to April. Breeds in Siberia and Alaska. Juveniles and some adults may over-winter here.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (11)  ..   observations (17)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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