Red Knot

Calidris canutus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

REKN

Code 6

CALCAN

ITIS

HEAD

Red Knot Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray and brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Rust-brown to gray and brown.
  • Nape Color: Gray and brown.
  • Throat Color: Rust-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Red Knot Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-28 cm (10-11 in)
  • Weight: 220 g (7.76 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Rust-brown breast, belly and sides; white behind the legs.
  • Upperparts: Gray, brown and black mottled.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Red Knot Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 48-51 cm (19-20 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Gray-green
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