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Species profile—Calidris tenuirostris (great knot)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Scolopacidae (Curlews, Sandpipers, Snipes and Godwits) → Calidris tenuirostris (great knot)

Photo of Calidris tenuirostris (great knot) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2014

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Scolopacidae (Curlews, Sandpipers, Snipes and Godwits)
Scientific name
Calidris tenuirostris (Horsfield, 1821)
Common name
great knot
WildNet taxon ID
1856
Alternate name(s)
slender-billed knot
stripe-crowned knot
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Critically endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1856

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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