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
Also Known As ..
Red Knot
Page Last Updated 2/18/2020 1:45:02 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Calidris canutus
Category Sandpipers, Snipes
StdName Red Knot
Vital Statistics
Length 9.1 to 10.6 ins
Weight 4.4 to 7.6 ozs
Wingspan 18.5 to 21.3 ins
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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