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  Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris)

Great Knot | Calidris tenuirostris photo
Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris) Scarborough, SE Queensland, Australia

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GREAT KNOT FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Calidris
Species:tenuirostris
Common Name:Great Knot

Relatives in same Genus
  Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (C. acuminata)
  Sanderling (C. alba)
  Dunlin (C. alpina)
  Baird's Sandpiper (C. bairdii)
  Red Knot (C. canutus)
  Curlew Sandpiper (C. ferruginea)
  White-rumped Sandpiper (C. fuscicollis)
  Pectoral Sandpiper (C. melanotos)
  Little Stint (C. minuta)
  Long-toed Stint (C. subminuta)