Hudsonian Godwits and Other Shorebirds - Page 3 of 8

Molting adult Hudsonian Godwit at North Point on 5 August 2011. Hudsonian Godwits undergo an extensive body molt and fatten on the rich food resources of James Bay, then most fly nonstop to South America where they molt wings and tail.


Hudsonian Godwit with tasty morsel on 26 July 2011

Molting adult male Hudsonian Godwit with a red flag CMC from Chile at Little Piskwamish Point on 31 July 2011. Photo by Doug McRae.


Adult male Marbled Godwit on territory at North Point on 22 July 2011. It watched over 2 juveniles in the marsh grass on 11, 12 and 13 August . A small isolated population breeds in the wide prairie-like marshes of James Bay in Ontario and Quebec and on Akimiski Island in Nunavut.


Adult American Golden-Plover at North Point on 5 August 2011


Juvenile Red-necked Phalarope at North Point on 4 August 2011.


Adult Dunlin undergo a complete molt of body feathers, wings and tail while on James Bay. 6 August 2011.

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