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The Red Knot and Long-Distance Migration
The Red Knot and Long-Distance Migration
The red knot is a migratory shorebird that travels up to 20,000 km twice a year from its breeding grounds on the high Arctic tundra to its southern non-breeding sites. Along with having one of the longest total migrations of any bird, some populations also fly as much as 8,000–9,000 km between stopover sites in a single flight. As a shellfish-e ...
  • Knots (Calidris canutus islandica) on the way from the Wadden Sea to Greenland just landed at the South Coast of Iceland
  • Knot (Calidris canutus canutus) with young, Sterlegova , 75.26N89.09E, Taimyr, Russia, July 1990
  • One-day old Red Knots (Calidris canutus canutus), Sterlegova , 75.26N89.09E, Taimyr, Russia, July 1990
  • Knot (Calidris canutus canutus) breeding, Sterlegova , 75.26N89.09E, Taimyr, Russia, July 1990
  • Knot (Calidris canutus canutus) Nest, Sterlegova , 75.26N89.09E, Taimyr, Russia, July 1990
  • Knot (Calidris canutus canutus) breeding, Sterlegova , 75.26N89.09E, Taimyr, Russia, July 1990
  • Red Xanthoria Lichen, Olrik Fjord, North-West Greenland
  • Breeding habitat of Red Knots (Calidris canutus iskandica), Thule, Greenland
  • One day old Red Knots (Calidris canutus iskandica), Thule, Greenland
  • Red Knot (Calidris canutus iskandica) in breeding habitat, Thule, Greenland
  • Nest Red Knot (Calidris canutus iskandica), Thule, Greenland
  • Macoma balthica (Baltic clam), German Wadden Sea
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica) at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica) at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
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