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
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