Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Great Knot
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris
Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Eastern Greater Knot, Great Sandpiper
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Ne. Siberia from the lower Kolyma River e. to Anadyrland and probably from the Verkhoyansk Mountains e. to the Sea of Okhotsk. During migration occurs in South Korea (Saemankeum), e. China at Mai Po Marsh, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Winters in se. Arabia, Pakistan, sw. and e. India, s. Asia, the Philippines and Australia in coastal regions of Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland (Cairns Esplanade), New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.
Yatsu Higata Nature Observation Center, Chiba, Japan - May 17, 2001 Source: William Hull
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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