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Black-tailed Godwit

MARC number#LocationCountyArrival dateDeparture dateObserversReport
1993-051Monomoy NWR – North Monomoy IslandBarnstable6/23/937/7/93B. Nikula1
1994-041Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, WellfleetBarnstable5/19/946/1/94J. Sones2
2006-171Plum Island–salt pannesEssex7/17/067/29/06P. Brown (ph)11
2007-111South Beach Island, ChathamBarnstable7/24/077/24/07J. Offerman12

Black-tailed can be separated from other godwits by the white wing linings and bold black-and-white tail pattern. The white wing stripe is brighter than other godwits as well.

Great photos of the Plum Island Black-tailed Godwit by P. Brown (23 and 17 Jul 2006).