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Bar-tailed Godwit

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2013-08-15
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2013-02-26

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LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), 2013-08-15(lastUpdate), 2013-02-26(Publication), Bar-tailed Godwit, http://arcticlcc.org/products/2ff10ee5-f3fb-4e62-a60d-b0de95bc081c, https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5a3945d2e4b0d05ee8b405e0

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The Bar-tailed Godwit completes one of the most incredible journeys of any bird species,traveling non-stop across the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Australia and New Zealand during itsfall migration. In Arctic Alaska, this species is found most commonly west of the Colville Riverand is particularly frequent in the Brooks Range foothills (Johnson et al. 2007). On the NorthSlope, Bar-tailed Godwits nest in moist tussock tundra near wetlands to wet sedge meadows(McCaffery and Gill 2001). They typically forage in shallow, flooded areas on insects but willeat berries upon arrival to breeding grounds (McCaffery and Gill 2001). Current populationestimate for North American breeders (baueri subspecies) is 90,000 with a declining trend(Morrison [...]

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