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Movements and overwinter survival of juvenile Red Knots (Calidris canutus rufa) in Southeast US: Information needs for recovery planning

A FWSR4 FY19 Science Support Partnership and Quick Response Programs for the Southeast Region Project
Co-Investigator
Kevin Kalasz

Dates

Start Date
2019-10
End Date
2022-10

Summary

Much of the focus of Red Knot research and conservation over the past twenty years has largely focused on just a few sites along the Atlantic flyway, primarily in the mid-Atlantic region. The major cause of the Red Knot population decline in the 1990’s through 2003 was mostly attributed to declining horseshoe crab numbers in Delaware Bay due to their overharvest for the commercial bait industry. Substantial focus has been placed on improving horseshoe crab populations through better horseshoe crab management in the Delaware Bay region and on improving horseshoe crab and shorebird habitat in Delaware Bay. This work has likely halted the decline in the numbers of Red Knots passing through Delaware Bay: populations have appeared stable [...]

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Contacts

Co-Investigator :
Kevin Kalasz
Principal Investigator :
James Lyons, Abby Powell
Funding Agency :
SSP-QR FWSR4
Lead Organization :
Deprecated[17057] Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

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Annual Report - 19-R4-08 - Aug 2020.pdf
“2020 Aug Annual Project Evaluation”
369.32 KB application/pdf
Annual Report Nov 2021 - 19-R4-08.pdf
“2021 Nov Annual Project Evaluation”
180.67 KB application/pdf

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  • SSP/QR FWSR4
  • USGS/FWS Science Support Partnership Program

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RegistrationUUID LCC 378c1e6e-eaa8-48b3-aeb2-d28bf750d6c1
StampID LCC FWSR418-KK0429

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