Tag on Hudsonian Gotwit

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April 1, 2010
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Credit: © Smithsonian Institution

Tag on Hudsonian Gotwit—a shorebird collected by Charles Darwin from flocks in the East Falkland Islands in 1833. The label is Darwin’s. The Godwit was part of a collection of about 160 birds acquired from British ornithologist John Gould in 1857.