This is a black-tailed godwit video.
Translated from an article by Ida Hylkema from Dutch agrarian site nieuweoogst.nu today:
The decline of the black-tailed godwit has nothing to do with predation, but is due to the intensive economic use of grassland. “For foxes, meadow birds are just a small part of their diet,” fox expert Jaap Mulder said this Thursday on the wader research meeting in Earnewâld.
Dutch meadow birds: here.
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