- Bar-tailed godwit is a strong migrant, large wandering bird with a distinctive long bill. They breed in Alaska and Siberia and wintering in Australia and New Zealand. Bar-tailed godwits are also known for longest non-stop migration.
- During the epic journey from Alaska to South, bar-tailed godwits cover about 11000 kilometers without rest. These amazing birds cover such long route in just seven or eight days. Bar-tailed godwits could also reach a maximum height of 20000 feet during the flight.
- Most amazing thing about bar-tailed godwits is their capability to perform the long-distant migration without rest. They have a length between 14-16 inches and a maximum wingspan of 31 inches. Compared to other species of birds the bar-tailed godwit consume very little energy from the body. They also feel less air resistance as they have an aerodynamic body shape.