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Imperiled Red Knot Proposed for Listing as Threatened by Wildlife Agency


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red_knots_mikeparrTN.jpgAmerican Bird Conservancy, one of the nation's leading bird conservation groups, today welcomed the decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to formally propose an Endangered Species Act listing of 'threatened' for the highly imperiled rufa Red Knot, a shorebird which flies more than 9,300 miles from south to north every spring and repeats the trip in reverse every autumn, making this bird one of the longest-distance migrants in the animal kingdom.

 

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