Adult Red 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 Red Knot
Adult Red Knot
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Page Last Updated 10/18/2019 11:45:01 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Localised
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Calidris canutus
Category Waders
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 NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Red Knot (Species=Calidris canutus / Standard Name=Red Knot)