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Calidris canutus
(red knot)

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Calidris canutus (red knot)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Calidris canutus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • red knot
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves

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Pictures

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Calidris canutus (red knot); adult, in breeding plumage. Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, USA. May 2011.
TitleAdult
CaptionCalidris canutus (red knot); adult, in breeding plumage. Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, USA. May 2011.
Copyright©Hans Hillewaert/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 4.0
Calidris canutus (red knot); adult, in breeding plumage. Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, USA. May 2011.
AdultCalidris canutus (red knot); adult, in breeding plumage. Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, USA. May 2011.©Hans Hillewaert/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 4.0
Calidris canutus (red knot); adults, in breeding plumage. USA. May 2008.
TitleAdults
CaptionCalidris canutus (red knot); adults, in breeding plumage. USA. May 2008.
Copyright©Dick Daniels (http://carolinabirds.org/)/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Calidris canutus (red knot); adults, in breeding plumage. USA. May 2008.
AdultsCalidris canutus (red knot); adults, in breeding plumage. USA. May 2008.©Dick Daniels (http://carolinabirds.org/)/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Calidris canutus

Preferred Common Name

  • red knot

Other Scientific Names

  • Tringa rufa A. Wilson, 1813

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Charadriiformes
  •                         Family: Scolopacidae
  •                             Genus: Calidris
  •                                 Species: Calidris canutus