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red knot winter plumage

Description:

At left(under Willet) - small shorebird, with white belly, reddish patch on chest, white underside with chevron barring. Willet and marbled godwit for size comparison. Similar birds with varying degrees of barring and spotting/color on wings. See next spotting

Habitat:

Mission bay park, on the sand berm that has been raised to protect the beach from high tides



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San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.78, Long: -117.25

Spotted on Dec 25, 2018
Submitted on Jan 7, 2019

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