Black-tailed Godwit  Limosa limosa

Cresswell Pond NR, Northumberland   September 2009

juvenile

Holywell Pond NR, Northumberland   April 2012

subspecies L. l. islandica

Druridge Pools NR, Northumberland   April 2010

part of a large spring passage flock

Bee-hive Flash, near Earsdon, Northumberland   July 2010

an early returning adult or perhaps failed breeder?

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Titchwell, Norfolk   July 2019

subspecies L. l. limosa

a first-summer bird  identified by the coloured leg-flag (apparently

 ringed on the Nene Washes in 2018), which spent its first winter

in the Coto Donana, Spain before returning to England

Cresswell Pond, Northumberland   April 2011

subspecies L. l. islandica

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