Red Knot - Calidris canutus

Length 9.0-10.0 in (22.9-25.4 cm)
Wingspan 1.5-1.8 ft (47.0-53.3 cm)
Weight 3.0-7.8 oz (85-220 g)
Clutch Size 3-4
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA, EU, AF, AS, OC

Red Knots are found along the coast of all the continents except Antarctica. They breed in the far north and winter from European and North American coasts to Africa, South America and Australia. Red Knots probe for food on sandy beaches. In their breeding plumage they are quite noticeable with their rust body.

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