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Great Knot
Calidris tenuirostris
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Common local species. Length 28cm. Wading bird. Large flocks can be seen on the mud flats south of Ross River.
Typical Habitat :Tidal mud flats.
Distribution :Uncommon to coastal Australia, more common in northern areas.
Migration :Summer migrant. Breeds in India and Burma, some over-winter.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (8)  ..   observations (6)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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