Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris) - HBW 3, p. 519

French: Bécasseau de l'Anadyr German: Großer Knutt Spanish: Correlimos Grande
Other common names: Eastern/Greater Knot, Great Sandpiper

Taxonomy: Totanus tenuirostris Horsfield, 1821, Java.
In past, genus Calidris was on occasion reserved for present species and C. canutus only. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Siberia, from Verkhoyansk Mts E to Magadan, Koryak Highlands and S Chukotskiy Peninsula; distribution poorly known. Winters mainly in SE Asia and Australia; also in Arabia, Pakistan, NW & NE India and Bangladesh.

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