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Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris   - Non-breeding
Great Knot
Photographer : © Alok Bhave
Location :Sandy sea shore, Akshi Beach, Maharashtra, India
Date : 19 November 2011
English synonyms:Greater Knot, Great Sandpiper, Eastern Asiatic Knot, Asiatic Knot, Eastern Knot
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :There were only 4 of these and not very active. After they settled down 2 of them even dozed off for a brief time. - AB