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Red Knot

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Calidris canutus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
 23–26 cm (Wingspan 47–53 cm ) Length
reeds tundra & subarctic grassland. Non-breeding, marine intertidal, estuaries, & wetlands, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Found up to 300m. Range follow link Habitat
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 3-4 Eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation 21-22 days by both parents. Fledging 18-22 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae crustaceans/molluscs & plant matter. Food  
Gregarious when not breeding. Gathers in huge flocks. Habits
3026 - TSN: 176642 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Knoet
Arabic: الطيطوى الشمالية, الطيطوى الشمالية رهيز
Asturian: Mazaricu Fartón, Mazaricu Gordu
Azerbaijani: Islandiya qumluq cüllütü
Belarusian: Ісландскі пясочнік
Bulgarian: Голям брегобегач
Breton: Ar sourouc'han morlerek
Catalan: Corriol gros, Territ gros, Territ pectoral
Catalan (Balears): Corriol gros
Valencian: Territ pectoral
Czech: Jespák rezavı
Welsh: Cnit, Cnut, Myniar y traeth, Pibydd glas, Pibydd yr aber
Danish: Islandsk ryle
German: Knutt
Greek: Διπλονεραλλίδι, Κοκκινοσκαλίδρα, Χοντροσκαλίδρα
Greek (Cypriot): Διπλονεραλλίδι
English: American Knot, Common Knot, European Knot, Grayback, Huahou, Knot, Lesser Knot, Red Knot, Red-breasted Sandpiper, Robin Snipe
Esperanto: granda kalidro
Spanish: Alzacolita pectoral, Chorlo Rojizo, Correlimos Gordo, Correlimos grande, Correlimos pechirrayado, Playerito pectoral, Playerito rojizo, Playero ártico, Playero Canuto, Playero Gordo, Playero Pechirrojo, Playero Pectoral, Playero Rojizo, Zarapico Raro
Spanish (Argentine): Playerito pectoral, Playerito rojizo, Playero Rojizo
Spanish (Chile): Playero ártico
Spanish (Colombia): Playero Rojizo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Correlimos grande, Correlimos pechirrayado
Spanish (Cuba): Zarapico Raro
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Playero Pechirrojo
Spanish (Honduras): Alzacolita pectoral
Spanish (Mexico): playero canuto, Playero Gordo, Playero Pectoral
Spanish (Paraguay): Playerito rojizo
Spanish (Uruguay): Chorlo Rojizo, Playero Rojizo
Spanish (Venezuela): Playero Pecho Rufo
Estonian: Suurrisla, Suurrisla, suurrüdi , suurrüdi, suurrüdi (suurrisla), Suurrüdi e. suurrisla
Basque: Territ gros , Txirri lodi, Txirri lodia
Finnish: Isosirri
Faroese: Íslandsgrælingur
French: Bécasseau à poitrine rousse, Bécasseau maubèche
Irish: Cnota
Guadeloupean Creole French: Dos rouge
Gaelic: Luatharan Gainmhich
Galician: Pilro gordo, Territ gros
Guarani: Chululu'i
Manx: Coar ny traieyn
Haitian Creole French: Mòbèch
Hebrew: חופית להקנית
Croatian: Rdasti Žalar, Rđasti Žalar, Sivi žalar
Hungarian: Sarki partfutó
Indonesian: Kedidi Merah
Icelandic: Rauğbrystingur
Italian: Piovanello maggiore, Pivanello maggiore
Inuktitut: Qajorlak
Japanese: koobashigi, Ko-oba-shigi, Kooba-shigi
Japanese: コオバシギ
Kazakh: Исландия құмдауғы
Greenlandic: Qajorlak
Korean: 붉은가슴도요
Cornish: Knut
Latin: Calidris canutus, Tringa canutus
Lithuanian: Islandinis begikas, Islandinis bėgikas
Latvian: Lielais šņibītis, Rudens šņibītis
Maori: Huahou
Mongolian: Шармаг элсэг
Malay: Kedidi Dian Kecil
Maltese: Girwiel Saqajh Qosra
Dutch: Kanoest strandloper, Kanoet, Kanoetstrandloper
Norwegian: Islandssneppe, Polarsnipe
Polish: biegus rdzawy
Portuguese: Batuira-de-peito-listrado, Macarico-de-colete, Macarico-de-papo-vermelho, maçarico-de-papo-vermelho, ruiva, Seixoeira, Sexoeira, vedeta-da-praia
Portuguese (Brazil): Batuira-de-peito-listrado, Macarico-de-colete, Maçarico-de-papo-vermelho, ruiva, vedeta-da-praia
Romansh: Rivarel grisch
Russian: Islandsky Pesochnik, Исландский песочник, Песочник исландский
Scots: Luatharan gainmhich
Slovak: Pobrežník hrdzavı, pobrežník malı
Slovenian: veliki prodnik
Albanian: Gjelëza e madhe
Serbian: Prudnik, Riđi prudnik, Riđi žalar, žalar, žalar (prudnik), Риди жалар, Риди прудник, Риђи жалар, Риђи прудник
Swedish: Kustsnäppa
Swahili: Chokowe Mwekundu
Thai: นกน็อตเล็ก, นกน็อทเล็ก
Turkish: Büyük, Büyük kumkuşu, Kırmızı Göğüslü Kumkuşu, Kumkuşu
Tuvinian: Чүгүрүк элезинчи
Ukrainian: Ісландський побережник, Побережник ісландський
Vietnamese: Dẽ lưng nâu, Rẽ lưng nâu
Chinese: [hong-fu bin-yu], [piao-yu], 漂鷸, 紅腹濱鷸, 红腹滨鹬
Chinese (Taiwan): [piao-yu], 漂鷸

Range:- Breeds Norway:- Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Greenland, Russia - USA For immigration routes see map

Non-breeding

Sub-species

Calidris canutus
Calidris canutus canutus
Calidris canutus islandica
Calidris canutus piersmai
Calidris canutus rogersi
Calidris canutus roselaari
Calidris canutus rufa

 

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