Take note Surfcasters perusing shorebirds on South Beach this week might take note of a rare, bar-tailed godwit there.
What does BTGO stand for?
BTGO stands for Bar-Tailed Godwit (bird species)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Common migrant and seasoned species include cormorant, egret, grey heron, greater flamingo, bar-tailed godwit, teal, marsh harrier, pallid swift, wagtail, gull, etc.
The bird in question is the bar-tailed Godwit - one of the Australian birds which flew to Alaska without stopping to feed, flying for an astonishing 7,256 miles.
WALES' NEW RED LIST Cuckoo Wood warbler Willow warbler Pied flycatcher Lesser redpoll Pochard Common gull Kestrel Grey plover Dunlin Black-headed gull Herring gull Great black-backed gull Common tern Arctic tern Short-eared owl Yellow wagtail Spotted flycatcher Linnet Twite White-fronted goose Red grouse Black grouse Grey partridge Hen harrier Corncrake Golden plover Lapwing Bar-tailed godwit Curlew Roseate tern Little tern Puffin Turtle dove Lesser-spotted woodpecker Ring ouzel Grasshopper warbler Marsh tit Willow tit Starling Tree sparrow Bullfinch Yellowhammer Corn bunting Balearic shearwater CAPTION(S): Under threat - clockwise from top left are a lapwing, black grouse, curlew and puffin which are all in decline
Some declining species, such as the ringed plover and bar-tailed godwit seem to be shifting away from wintering in Wales, preferring to spend the winter in continental Europe.
October is a good time to see wigeon, shoveller, teal, greenshank, and bar-tailed godwit on the reserve and Otter are seen occasionally on and around the main pool.
Avian airlines A female bar-tailed godwit flew nonstop from Alaska to New Zealand, the longest documented direct bird flight (SN: 11/22/08, p.