20. Bar-tailed Godwit-Vyn-120610-0074.jpg
A male Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) of the Alaskan subspecies L. l. baueri stands alert near its nest. After breeding, the entire Alaskan population of this species stages for its long distance migration to New Zealand on the coastal mudlfats of the Yukon Delta. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. June.