Birds of Ireland

Bar Tailed Godwit

Bar Tailed Godwit

The Bar Tailed Godwit is a winter visitor to Ireland. It arrives in October from Russia and Scandinavia and will feed here until Spring, usually gone by April.

Best Sites

They always feed along the coast and mostly in tidal estuaries with a sandy shoreline.

Bar Tailed Godwit at Carne Beach, Wexford: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4 Ext, 1/1000 Sec, F11, ISO 320

Birding Sutton

Bar Tailed Godwit at Sutton Beach, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4 Ext, 1/100 Sec, F9, ISO 1000