Godwits are shorebirds with straight or slightly up-turned bills that help them pick up insects and crustaceans. The females are usually much larger than the males.

There are four different species of godwit: the Black-tailed, Hudsonian, Bar-tailed, and Marbled.

Bar-tailed Godwit
[ Kids/Teens ] Tells about this tall shorebird. Includes where it lives, what it eats, how it builds a nest, and what sounds it makes. Presented by the Australian Museum.
Bar-tailed Godwit
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Read about where they nest, how long they live, and where to see them in the UK. Listen to their call and watch a video. [Audio/video requires free Quicktime download.]
Black-tailed Godwit
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells what they look like, where they nest, what they eat, and why they are red-listed. Hear their call and see a map of where they fly as they migrate. [Audio/video requires free Quicktime download.]
Marbled Godwit
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn what this shorebird looks like, where it lives, nests and spends the winter, and listen to its voice.
Marbled Godwit
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Read cool facts, see pictures, and hear their songs. Learn what they look like and where they can be seen.
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March 15, 2015 at 19:20:47 UTC
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