Black Tailed Godwit (limosa limosa)
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.
This one is a captive bird shot at the Pensthorpe reserve a few months ago.
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|Camera:||Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!|
|Lens:||500.0 mm f/4.0 |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Date Taken:||22 Nov 2012 - 12:20 PM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/4.0|
|Exposure Mode:||Aperture-priority AE|