Hudsonian godwit

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Noun1.Hudsonian godwit - New World godwitHudsonian godwit - New World godwit      
godwit - large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill
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But after that duty ends in August, she plans to go off to South America for a year traveling with her boyfriend, who will be studying the migration route of the Hudsonian godwit, a bird that flies annually between Hudson Bay in Canada and Tierra del Fuego in South America.
Among the rarities are the American Avocet, Marbled Godwit, Hudsonian Godwit, Red Knot, Western Sandpiper, White-rumped Sandpiper, Baird's Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, and Rednecked Phalarope.
Nine species had a regular frequency of occurrence over the 2-year period, whereas other species occurred occasionally and in low abundance (Rufous-chested Plover, Hudsonian Godwit, Semipalmated Sandpiper, and Buff-breasted Sandpiper).