Adult Knot
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Colouring Chestnut, black & buff back, coppery lower
Voice Quiet dull note, occassional whistle
Feeds on Insects, molluscs and marine worms
Flight Quick, strong with shallow wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Large Flocks
Adult Knot
Adult Knot
Also Known As ..
Red Knot
Page Last Updated 06/01/2018 15:22:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Localised
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Calidris canutus
Category Waders
StdName Red Knot
Vital Statistics
Length 23 to 27 cms
Weight 125 to 215 gms
Wingspan 47 to 54 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Knot (Species=Calidris canutus / Standard Name=Red Knot)