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The Marbled Godwit: An essay in photos

I must begin this with a quick, simple explanations of the birds “interesting” name. It has nothing to do with religion, and everything to do with Olde English. God meaning “good”, and wit or withe meaning “creature”. So the Marbled … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #57: Marbled Godwit in the sun’s first light

The Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) is one of my favorite shorebirds, for the simple reason that it was one of the first ones that I learned to identify. Its mottled cinnamon coloration coupled with its long slightly, upturned beak that … Continue reading

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Shorebirds of Tomales Bay: The Marbled Godwit

I went kayaking recently on Tomales Bay, and found one of my favorite shorebirds, the Marbled Godwit. It was one of the first sandpipers that I learned to identify, as it is very distinctive with its barred cinnamon coloration, and … Continue reading

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