White black-tailed godwit


White black-tailed godwit, photo by Peter Broere

This 29 March 2017 photo by Peter Broere shows an almost white, probably leucistic, black-tailed godwit in the Zaanse Rietveld nature reserve in the Netherlands.

White black-tailed godwits only very rarely reach adulthood, as their lack of camouflage makes them easy prey for predators.

Bird-friendly farming helps nesting black-tailed godwits: here.

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