Red Knot in Markham 0n 21June 2006

Stan Long found this Red Knot in alternate plumage at Reesor Ponds in Markham on 21 June 2006.

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This could be a first alternate bird that will not go all the way to the breeding grounds in the Canadian Arctic, or it could be a bird that did not lay on enough fat feeding on horseshoe crab eggs in Delaware Bay.