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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Trophic ecology of the red not Calidris canutus rufa at Bahia Lomas, Tierra del Fuego, Chile.
Blomert AM (1992) Why knot Calidris canutus take medium -sized Macoma balthica when six prey species are available?
The possible hybrid origin of the feather mite Avenzoaria canuti (Astigmata: Analgoidea) from the Red Knot Calidris canutus (Aves: Charadriiformes): a morphological approach.
Baker, "Characterization of the red knot (Calidris canutus) mitochondrial control region," Genome, vol.
Cuatro especies estan protegidas por el Gobierno Mexicano, dos catalogadas como amenazadas: el chorlo nevado (Charadrius nivosus Linnaeus 1758) y el ostrero negro (Haematopus bachmani) y dos mas en peligro de extincion: el ostrero americano (Haematopus palliatus) y el playero rojizo del Pacifico (Calidris canutus roselaari; Cuadro 1).
The food and feeding habits of Knot (Calidris canutus L.) in Morecambe Bay.
Allan Baker led expeditions to Mingan Archipelago, Quebec (August), and Tierra del Fuego (December) as part of his long-term study of the survival, migratory strategies, and population size of the endangered red knot (Calidris canutus).
Red knots (Calidris canutus rufa), sanderlings (Calidris alba), and laughing gulls (Leucophaeus atricilla) were rarely infected, but dynamic changes in antibody prevalence differed among species.
Additionally, the Fraser River is the largest source of freshwater entering the Salish Sea and because of its size and productivity, the river's estuary is an important stopover site for a number of shorebirds that are not normally seen in other parts of the sea, such as Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii), Red Knot (Calidris canutus), and Ruff (Philomachus pugnax).
subspecies of the American Red Knot (Calidris canutus), the Grand Teton
For example, Eglin Air Force Base and Tyndall Air Force Base maintain coastal areas that provide breeding and wintering habitats for the snowy plover (Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus), wintering habitat for the piping plover (Charadrius melodus), and migratory stopover habitat for the red knot (Calidris canutus).
Another pool contained samples from whooper swans (Cygnus cygnus) (whooper swan/UK/p3/2005), 1 consisted of samples from red knots (Calidris canutus) (red knot/UK/p60/2006), and 1 contained samples from Eurasian oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) (oystercatcher/ UK/p17/2006).
These restrictions are being promulgated in large measure because horseshoe crab eggs are a primary food source for migratory shorebirds, such as the red knot (Calidris canutus), during their northward spring migrations (Tsipoura and Burger, 1999; Weidensaul, 2006).
For example, the shorebirds known as red knots, Calidris canutus, have pressure sensors in their beaks, and they appear to use a low-frequency analog of active sonar for detecting clams (Piersma et al., 1998).