Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Scolopacidae > Genus Calidris

Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Tringa Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CalidrisMerrem, 1804accepted genus name

Species group names

Tringa canutus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): polarsnipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Голям брегобегач sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: Islandsk ryle sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: Ijslandse strandloper; kanoet; kanoetstrandloper sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 English: knot; red knot sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.
 English-United States: Knot; Red Knot sources: Charles Hussey
 French: bécasseau maubèche sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: cnota sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Cnota
 German: Isländischer Strandläufer; Knutt sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 Greek: Κοκκινοσκαλίδρα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Icelandic: raudbrystingur sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Irish: Cnota sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): חופית להקנית; חופית להקנית * sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: piovanello tridattilo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: islandinis bėgikas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: polarsnipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: polarsnipe sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 149
 Norwegian Nynorsk: polarsnipe sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 149
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): polarsnipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: biegus rdzawy sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: fugaciul mare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: исландский песочник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: veliki prodnik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: correlimos gordo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: kustsnäppa sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: buyuk kumkusu; büyük kumkuşu; kirmizi goguslu kumkusu; kırmızı göğüslü kumkuşu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Ісландський побережник; Побережник ісландський; червоний побережник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: pibydd yr aber

Literature

basis of record

ITIS database

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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External Links

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:147433

Drs Cees Roselaar. Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96793

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/B 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, and only in the Member States in respect of which they are indicated in the Directive, according to Annex II/B of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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