Things I Learned About Marbled Godwits

Marbled Godwits have a survivor’s story not unlike the Long-Billed Curlew. Both were hunted for meat in the late 19th century and suffered a population crash. Both birds depend on grasslands that are under pressure to be developed for agriculture. In preparing for this post, I learned there is a small population (subspecies L. f. beringiae) … Read more