The Marbled Godwit was photographed at Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area in Montana

The Marbled Godwit was photographed at Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area in Montana

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The Marbled Godwit is a large rich mottled buff-brown color upper and lighter buff-brown color lower with dark legs and a slightly turned up bill. It has a range of the Northern Great Plains of the United States and Canada. It has a habitat of prairies, pools, shores, and tide flats mostly in the Northern Great Plains. When it leaves the prairies after summer it usually goes as a large flock to coastal regions. It has a diet of insects, mollusks, and crustaceans.

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