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Red Knot
Calidris canutus
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 25cm. Wading bird. Seen in mixed flocks with the more common Great Knot.
Typical Habitat :Tidal mud flats.
Distribution :Common to southern and coastal areas.
Migration :Migratory, small numbers during spring and autumn. Some over-winter.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (4)  ..   observations (4)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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