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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Red Knot in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Status Report
on the
Red Knot
Calidris Canutus

Rufa subspecies (Calidris canutus rufa)
Roselaari type (Calidris canutus roselaari type)
Islandica subspecies (Calidris canutus islandica)

in Canada

Red Knot (Calidris canutus)

Rufa subspecies – Endangered
Roselaari type – Threatened
Islandica subspecies – Special Concern
2007



COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada
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COSEPAC

Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
au Canada


COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2007. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Red Knot Calidris canutus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 58 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Production note:
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Dr. R.I. Guy Morrison and his co-authors Allan J. Baker, Larry J. Niles, Patricia M. Gonzalez, and R. Ken Ross for writing the status report on the Red Knot Calidris canutus rufa subspecies (Calidris canutus rufa), roselaari type (Calidris canutus roselaari type) and islandica subspecies (Calidris canutus islandica) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Dr. Marty L. Leonard, Co-chair, COSEWIC Birds Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819–953–3215
Fax: 819–994–3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca/eng/sct5/index_e.cfm

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le Bécasseau maubèche (Calidris canutus) sous-espèce rufa (Calidris canutusrufa), type roselaari (Calidris canutus roselaari type) et sous-escèce islandica (Calidris canutus islandica) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Red Knot -- Supplied by the author.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/514-2007E-PDF
ISBN: 978-0-662-45972-9

 

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