One of the exciting things about Lady Elliot Island is that you never know what will turn up, blown in by winds. The bird total for this tiny island of 45 hectares is 103!! There were two of these Godwits there.
Taken at the onset of the falling tide.
In the foreground, from left to right: terek sandpiper, sharp-tailed sandpiper, two lesser sand plovers, red-necked stint, another lesser sand plover and a bar-tailed godwits. Two more tereks and two more godwits in the background.