Tag: red knot

December 27, 2022

Long distance red knots experience mid-flight crab crunch

Red knots are among the great long-distance fliers of the world. Some of the best-traveled of these small shorebirds migrate all the way from the Arctic circle of Canada to...

July 28, 2021

USFWS proposes designating critical habitat for threatened birds

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released proposals designating critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act for two threatened bird species earlier this month. Under a proposal rule published July 20,...

June 16, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine search runs on horseshoe crab blood

Testing for dangerous bacteria called endotoxins in vaccines and other medicines has long relied on a component in horseshoe crab blood. That includes the search for a vaccine for COVID-19....

July 18, 2017

Nunavut calls for public input on red knot recovery plan

The Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) has opened a public hearing to allow for submission of written comments in response to Environment and Climate Change Canada РCanadian Wildlife Service’s...