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Nature’s air show: Red knots’ arrival to Delaware is vital to their migration

By Mike Finney
Posted 5/19/22

SLAUGHTER BEACH — While red knots certainly aren’t the biggest birds in the sky, they are among the toughest.

That’s why red knots’ yearly round-trip migration of more than 15,000 miles has become such a phenomenon for birdwatchers along the Delaware Bay from mid-May to early June.

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