Author Emily Kench
The knot is a medium sized dumpy shorebird. On the face of it, it’s nothing special, and its name appears just as plain.
Knot on The Wash, RSPB Snettisham. Photo by Andy Hay
But what’s in a name? Well this name is thought to be steeped in history. You may have seen a blog on this topic last week, but here is a more in depth look at the origin of the name knot.
King Canute (or King…