Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris canutus Common name Red Knot
Population name roselaari
Breeding range Wrangel Is, NW Alaska Non-breeding range ?Florida, S Panama, N Venezuela?
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia Neotropics North America
Notes Birds wintering from Florida through Caribbean to N South America thought to belong to this subspecies, but not proven (Morrison et al. (2001)).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 35,000 50,000 [R473]
WPE 1 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R170]
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R170]
WPE 3 0 0 20,000 20,000 [R472]
WPE 5 2012 2012 17,000 17,000 Census based [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1994 2004 STA? [R473]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 400
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 200
WPE 5 2012 170

References

  • R473 - Morrison, R.I.G., McCaffery, B.J., Skagen, S., Andres, B., Page, G., Jones, S., and Gill, R.E. 2005. Population estimates of North American shorebirds, 2005. Draft MS.
  • R170 - Davidson, N.C. and Piersma, T. (eds.). 1992. The migration of Knots. Wader Study Group Bulletin 68. Special Issue.
  • R472 - Morrison, R.I.G., Gill, Jr., R.E., Harrington, B.A. Skagen, S., Page, G.W., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. and Haig, S.M. (2001) Estimates of shorebird populations in North America. Occasional Paper No. 104, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario. 64pp.
  • R1007 - Andres, B.A., Smith, P.A., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. & Morrison, R.I.G. 2012. Population estimates of North American shorebirds. In prep. [Temporary reference; final title to be confirmed.]

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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on