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From Science Daily and Guardian on 14-May-2020 09:26

Oyster farming as currently practiced along the Delaware Bayshore does not significantly impact four shorebirds, including the federally threatened red knot, which migrates thousands of miles from Chile annually, according to a new study. The findings likely apply to other areas around the country including the West Coast and Gulf Coast, where oyster aquaculture is expanding, according to experts.


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The article focusses on this bird

Bird:
Red Knot
(Adult)
Order:
Charadriiformes
Family:
Scolopacidae
Species:
Calidris canutus
 
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