TITLE

Godwit

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Godwit, a long-legged wading bird of the snipe family. Godwits are about 16 inches (40 cm) long. Most species are mottled or marbled brown above, with reddish-brown underparts. The long bills are turned slightly upward. The feet are webless. American species include the Hudsonian godwit, which migrates between the Arctic and South America, and the marbled godwit, which breeds in Canada and winters in Texas.
ACCESSION #
37309575

 

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