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Red Knots Forage for Horseshoe Crab Eggs at Delaware Bay
Red Knots Forage for Horseshoe Crab Eggs at Delaware Bay
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Title: Red Knots Forage for Horseshoe Crab Eggs at Delaware Bay

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Red knots forage for horseshoe crab eggs and other invertebrates on the beaches of Delaware Bay. The bird in the center has an orange leg flag indicating it was captured and flagged in the past in Argentina.

Location: Slaughter Beach, Deleware Bay, DE, USA

Date Taken: May 2009

Photographer: Conor McGowan
Photographer Email: cmcgowan@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: USGS


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