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How to hide a godwit - the story of Marbled Godwits in Alaska

July 31, 2019

Marbled Godwits are common and conspicuous North American shorebirds. So how did such a charismatic species go largely undetected in Alaska until the 1980s?

Read Dan Ruthrauff's author's blog on The Auk: Ornithological Advances titled, "How to hide a godwit - the story of Marbled Godwits in Alaska".

Spreading the wing of a Marbled godwit
Bob Gill spreading the wing of a Marbled godwit on the Alaska Peninsula near Ugashik.

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