Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Common passage migrant and winter visitor. A few usually summer.

BOU Name
Bar-tailed Godwit
Data Required
All records from May to July. Counts of 50+ rest of year. All inland and inner Thames records.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Bar-tailed Godwit 05 Sep 2019 East Tilbury Paul Larkin 3 Juvs
Bar-tailed Godwit 03 Sep 2019 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT David Hale 2
Bar-tailed Godwit 02 Sep 2019 Abberton Reservoir David Allen 1
Bar-tailed Godwit 26 Aug 2019 Naze, The Martin Richards 150 + in off the sea
Bar-tailed Godwit 25 Aug 2019 Naze, The Martin Richards 300 + resting on low tide shore line opposite JW reserve
Bar-tailed Godwit 24 Aug 2019 Canvey Island, Thames Estuary Andrew Cox 3 At least. One still showing some summer plumage.
Bar-tailed Godwit 18 Aug 2019 Heybridge GP Tony Kennelly 2 1 adult losing breeding plumage & 1 juvenile
Bar-tailed Godwit 17 Aug 2019 Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea Andrew Cox 1 East of slipway. Winter plumage/ juvenile.
Bar-tailed Godwit 15 Aug 2019 East Tilbury Paul Larkin 1 Juv
Bar-tailed Godwit 13 Aug 2019 Tilbury Murray Orchard 2 on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, one flying across to Higham Bight
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