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NEWS   8 September 2007, 3:48PM

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The Bar-tailed Godwit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar-tailed_Godwit

The Bar-tailed Godwit, Limosa lapponica, is a large shorebird from the family Scolopacidae. This species makes the longest non-stop flight known for any bird and also the longest journey without pausing to feed by any animal: 11,000 km from Alaska to New Zealand

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