Upper body parts dark-brown, underparts grey-white, feathers with light brown edges. Rump white and tail with dark grey-brown stripes. Bill long with two colours: base half pink and tip brown. Body up to 45 cm long.
Bar-tailed Godwits migrate to the northern hemisphere after summer to breed. They return in late August.
Coastal mudflats, rare on inland lakes.
South-eastern and north-western Australia.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern