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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 ...
  • Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica,) feeding at Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knot (Calidris Canutus) tagging, Norway
  • Red Knots (Calidris Canutus) in Porsanger, Norway
  • Red Knots blanket the ground in Porsanger, Norway
  • Red Knots in Porsanger, Norway
  • Red Knots, Porsanger Fjord, Norway
  • Red Knot (Calidris Canutus), color-marked at Porsanger, Norway
  • Red Knots , Porsanger Fjord, Northern Norway
  • Red Knots in Porsanger, Norway
  • Sea eagle and red knots, Porsanger Fjord, Norway
  • Red Knot (Calidris canutus canutus), Sterlegova, Taimyr , Siberia, Russia
  • Red Knot (Calidris canutus islandica), Thule, North-West Greenland
  • About 10 day old  Knot (Calidris canutus canutus), Taimyr, Siberia
  • Knot (Calidris Canutus), Föhr, Germany
  • Knot (Calidris canutus islandica), Föhr, Germany
  • Knot (Calidris canutus  canutus) breeding in high Arctic tundra during snow-storm, Sterlegova, Great Arctic Reserve, Taimyr, Northern Siberia, Russia
  • High Arctic tundra as breeding habitat of the Knot (Calidris canutus islandica), Olrik fjord, North-West Greenland
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