Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Icelandic Black-tailed Godwit, L.l. islandica is a common passage migrants and winter visitor. The European race L.l. limosa is a rare migrant and has bred, last in 1974, and around 50 pairs breed annually in Britain up to 2019.

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