Thursday, 13 June 2013

Bird #50: Willet



Common Name: Willet
Scientific Name: Tringa semipalmatus
Description: 15-16 inches; large shorebird; Upperparts mottled brownish grey; rump white; underparts whitish; legs gray; bill thick; flight: black and white wing pattern.
Habitat: mudflats, swamps and marshes – chancery Lane, Graeme Hall
Statue: Common migrant, Passage Migrant (Birds of Barbados)