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Black-tailed Godwit

MARC number#LocationCountyArrival dateDeparture dateObserversReport
1993-051Monomoy NWR – North Monomoy IslandBarnstable6/23/19937/7/1993B. Nikula1
1994-041Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, WellfleetBarnstable5/19/19946/1/1994J. Sones2
2006-171Plum Island–salt pannesEssex7/17/20067/29/2006P. Brown (ph)11
2007-111South Beach Island, ChathamBarnstable7/24/20077/24/2007J. 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).