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Red Knot

Good Viewing Locations

The following locations are good places to start if your interested in viewing members of the Red Knot species.

More about the Red Knot on the Internet

The following websites can help you learn more about the Red Knot species. These websites are maintained by other organizations, and when you click on the links below, you'll be visiting their websites, not ours.

Seasonal Frequency

You can use the following as a guide to when you can most easily expect to spot members of the Red Knot species on Prince Edward Island. This information comes from The Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island which retains and publishes records of bird sightings.

Spring
March 16 to May 31
(northerly migration)

Occasional, seen only 1 - 9 times per decade
Summer
June 1 to August 15
(nesting season)

Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
Common, 10 - 49 birds per day
Autumn
August 16 to December 14
(southerly migration)

Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
Very common, 50 or more birds per day
Winter
December 15 to March 15
Accidental, 9 or fewer records per century

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