One of several species of long-billed, wading birds of the genus Limosa, and family Tringidæ. The European black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa), the American marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa), the Hudsonian godwit (Limosa hæmastica), and others, are valued as game birds. Called also godwin.
large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill
a large, bright brown shorebird with a long, slightly upturned bi-colored bill
A long-legged shorebird with a very long, straight bill.
The godwits are a group of large, long-billed, long-legged and strongly migratory wading birds of the genus Limosa. They form large flocks on coasts and estuaries in winter.