Scientific Name:

Calidris canutus

 

Red Knot

 

Red Knot Fact File

Distribution: Widespread in Australia

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Subspecies: Six

C. c. canutus: North-central Siberia

C. c. piersmai: New Siberian Archapelago

C. c. rogersi: Chukotsk Peninsula (eastern Siberia)

C. c. roselaari: Wrangel Island (north-eastern Siberia), north-western Alaska

C. c. rufa: Northern Canada

C. c. islandica: Islands off northern Canada and northern Greenland

Current conservation efforts

None

Gallery

 

 

All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest