GBP Notes 2/28/23

Gobs of Godwits

Our New Zealand naturalist Rebecca Bowater recently sent in a couple of pics of Bar-tailed Godwits.  As you recall they migrate from Alaska to New Zealand, flying non-stop.  The first shot shows hundreds (thousands?) of them flying up with some Red Knots mixed in.  The next one is a closeup of one flying overhead.


The first picture reminded me of one I took when we were birding in Morro Bay, California.  Thousands of Godwits flying around the water’s edge.


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Nature is absolutely incredible!