Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa) numbers could be on the rise

The North American subspecies of Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa) is in trouble. Although Red Knot is globally a widespread species, this particular subspecies has declined dramatically because of past hunting activities and more recently competition for food in Delaware Bay.

Each year Red Knots stop over at Delaware Bay to feed on Horseshoe […]