Red Knot
Calidris canutus

– medium-sized wader, considerably larger than Dunlin
– nocturnal/diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small to medium, dense flocks
– regularly mixed with other waders


Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, AD BREED
BIF0546, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, AD BREED
BIF0547, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, AD BREED
BIF0548, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, AD BREED
BIF0549, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, AD BREED
BIF0546, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, AD BREED
Grey Plover Pluvialis sqatarola, AD BREED
BIF0685, 01/09/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, AD BREED
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola, AD BREED
BIF0686, 01/09/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, 1CY
BIF1102, 11/09/2008, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, 1CY
BIF1103, 11/09/2008, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, 1CY
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria i. interpres

BIF1104, 11/09/2008, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Red Knot Calidris c. canutus, 1CY
BIF1105, 11/09/2008, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze


Red Knot Calidris c. canutus
BIF1715, 06/03/17, North Sea, offshore, Patrick Franke

comparison species:
Sanderling (v)
Curlew Sandpiper (v)
Bar-tailed Godwit (a)

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