Hudsonian Godwit Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A large, stately shorebird with long legs, a long neck, and a very long, slightly upturned bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Willet, smaller than a Marbled Godwit.

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    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 14.2-16.5 in (36-42 cm)
      • Weight: 6.9-12.6 oz (196-358 g)

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