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Charadriiformes > Scolopacidae

Marbled Godwit

Limosa fedoa

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Large shorebird with exceptionally long bill that is pink at the base and slightly upturned at the end. Buffy overall with brighter cinnamon underwings. Probes into mud to pull up invertebrates. Favors shallow water wetlands, often in flocks with other large shorebirds like Willet and Whimbrel. Breeds in grasslands.

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