Species Calidris canutos

Red Knot

In summer, when few people see this bird, its plumage is a blend of chestnut, black, and white. In winter, it is pale gray, and flocks are seen on mudflats, feeding 011 invertebrates. • NliST A shallow hollow in the ground, lined with lichens.

• Distribution Breeds on tundra in the high Arctic. Winters on coastal sands and mudflats throughout much of the world rich pattern of summer ^ plumage

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