Red Knot

Red Knot
Calidris canutus

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Mostly seen in very large flocks of hundreds of birds.
Associates with many other shore birds.
Has over a 2000 mile migration flight from summer grounds to winter grounds.
Primary migration route is down the East coast.



The above Red Knots are shown in their summer plumage.
Winter plumage is more of an over all grayish color.


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