Upper body mottled light grey, underparts white. White marking across base of tail. Curved white stripe above the eye. Bill narrow and black. When breeding: upperparts red-brown and black, underparts white with black spots at the side and on the breast. Body up to 28 cm long.
Great Knots migrate from the northern hemisphere where they breed, to Victoria in summer. They arrive in late October and depart in February.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Endangered
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Vulnerable