Hudsonian Godwit

Limosa haemastica

ML128326931


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Jason Hoeksema
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eBird Checklist S15241764
Phillips Bros. catfish ponds
Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 32.9676, -90.3795 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

apparent adult almost fully molted into basic plumage. large godwit with relatively long bill (longer than nearby Greater Yellowlegs) noticeably upturned with pale base of lower mandible, bold whitish supercilium especially in front of eye, buff nape and throat, dark brown breast with fairly clear demarcation between it and whitish belly, undertail and flanks whitish with some apparent black marks on undertail coverts likely remaining from alternate plumage, scapulars fresh gray. In flight showed black wing linings below, black coverts above with narrow white wing bars at base of inner primaries and secondaries. photos:

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 20D
Lens model
150.0-500.0 mm
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
500 mm
Shutter speed
1/8000 sec
ISO
1600
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
388KB
Dimensions
857 x 615

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