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I counted black headed gull, herring gull, greater black backed gull, lesser black backed gull, Axmouth Seaton heron, mute swan, greenshank, redshank, lapwing, grey plover, avocet, curlew, cormorant, shag, shelduck, long-tailed duck, dunlin, teal, bar-tailed godwit, black-tailed godwit, turnstone, oystercatcher, red breasted merganser, great crested grebe, slavonian grebe, wigeon, brent goose and peregrine.
tahitiensis Godwit (unidentified) * 421 274 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa 464 302 tapponica baueri Hudsonian Godwit L.
Also contributing to the show are bar-tailed godwit from the Artic tundra.
Another small wader, the bar-tailed godwit is known to fly non-stop across the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to New Zealand, a flight-time of around nine or ten days
Other UK birds have been added to the near threatened list - including oystercatchers, lapwings, know, curlew sandpiper and bar-tailed godwit - and join species already listed such as the black-tailed godwit and curlew.
YOU may not know this but there is a bird called the bar-tailed godwit which flies non-stop every year from New Zealand to Alaska in just eight days.
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) Bar-tailed godwit (Limosa lapponica) Dark-bellied brent goose (Branta bernicla bernicla).
Located at the mouths of the Mersey and Dee estuaries, the new Mersey Narrows and Wirral Foreshore SPA and Ramsar site is home to internationally important populations of knot, bar-tailed godwit, little gull and common tern and regularly supports over 20,000 waders and wildfowl in winter.
Surfcasters perusing shorebirds on South Beach this week might take note of a rare, bar-tailed godwit there.
As further noted by Richardson and Bannon (1991), Mengel's published note on his record of Asian Dowitcher in Sharjah (Mengel, 1948) contains no substantiating details that would allow a contemporary record committee to assess whether the record meets modern criteria for acceptance nor do they, equally unfortunately, include any comparative mention of Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa.
The bird in question is the bar-tailed Godwit - one of the Australian birds which flew to Alaska without stopping to feed, flying for an astonishing 7,256 miles.