Red knot

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The Red knot – Calidris canutus is a medium sized wader of the family Scolopacidae. It is a Holarctic summer breeder in the Arctic Cordillera, it winters S in the Tropics and Australasia. In the AWB Region it is found on Passage in the Nile Delta and the Mediterranean coasts of the Maghreb states. It winters on the E coast of Tunisia and the Atlantic shores of Morocco, Western Sahara, and Mauritania.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus:  Calidris

Species...Calidris canutus
Red knot - Species - ebird.org
Red knot - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Red knot - Birds - nature.org
Red knot - Database - avibase
Red knot - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Red knot - Images - google.com
Red knot - Video - youtube.com
Red knot - Datazone - birdlife.org

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