Calidris canutus

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Synonyms for Calidris canutus

a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere

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The possible hybrid origin of the feather mite Avenzoaria canuti (Astigmata: Analgoidea) from the Red Knot Calidris canutus (Aves: Charadriiformes): a morphological approach.
The birds present during the study period were the Two Banded Plover Charadrius falklandicus (Latham), the American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica (Muller), the Red Knot Calidris canutus (Linnaeus), the Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes (Gmelin), the American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Temminck, and the Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus (Lichtenstein).
Plumage reflectance is not affected by preen wax composition in red knots Calidris canutus.
Three-year cycles in breeding productivity of knots Calidris canutus wintering in southern Africa suggest Taimyr Peninsula provenance.
According to field observations, the following species were probably most common among these migrants: semipalmated sandpiper Calidris pusilla, American golden-plover, white-rumped sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis, pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos, red knot Calidris canutus, and red phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius.
This evidence includes the recording of many more red knots Calidris canutus in the West Palearcti and African wintering areas than can be accounted for on the Arctic breeding grounds.
The migration system of European-wintering knots Calidris canutus islandica.
Subspecies of the red knot Calidris canutus in the extreme north-western Canadian Arctic islands.
Distribution, migrations and biometrics of knots Calidris canutus canutus on Taimyr, Siberia.
Knipovich Bay 90-92 (3) Late Cold Pluvialis squatarola 90-92 (3) Calidris canutus 90-92 (3) Calidris alba 90-92 (3) Calidris ferruginea 90-92 (3) Calidris minuta 9.
According to field observations of postbreeding migratory flocks on the tundra of the New Siberian Islands (from field camps on Faddeyevski Island), the primary candidate species to make up the migration are pectoral sandpiper (field records include one flock migrating ENE), turnstone Arenaria interpres, grey phalarope, sanderling, curlew sandpiper, and knot Calidris canutus.
Distribution and geographical origins of knot Calidris canutus wintering in Europe and Africa.
Penelope, Melanitta fusca, Grus canadensis, Tringa glareola, Calidris canutus, Gallinago stenura, Hirundo rustica, Corvus corax, Turdus naumanni, Lanius cristatus, and Emberiza pusilla) for the IRD proper (Fig.
For example, Grus canadensis is thought to be extending its breeding range westward toward interior areas of the IRD and Khromskaya Bay (Labutin and Degtyarev, 1988), and Calidris canutus breeds on coastal arctic tundra west of the IRD and on the New Siberian Islands (74[degrees]N, 140[degrees]E).
Red Knot Calidris canutus (French: Becasseau maubeche; Inuktitut: Qajorlak): Rare breeder and uncommon visitor.