KEY NORTH AMERICAN MIGRATION SITES FOR
Red Knots & Semipalmated Sandpipers

CEC Project Sites

Pacific Flyway

Copper River Delta

Alaska, USA

The Copper River Delta in Alaska is an important staging area for nearly five million migrating shorebirds in early May, and also provides nesting […]

Grays Harbor

Washington, USA

Grays Harbor is a large bay on the southern coast of Washington State used by Red Knots and many other species of shorebirds for […]

Willapa Bay and Longbeach Peninsula

Washington, USA

Willapa Bay and the Long Beach Peninsula represent the largest remaining tidal mudflat and coastal salt marsh habitat in southwestern Washington and the second–largest […]

Bahía de Todos Santos

Baja California, Mexico

Off the coast of Ensenada, in Baja California, Bahía de Todos Santos hosts a number of overwintering migratory birds, including roselaari Red Knots […]

Atlantic Flyway

James Bay

Ontario, Canada

The aim at this project site was to establish a Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (WHSRN) Site of Hemispheric Importance along the southern James […]

Bay of Fundy

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada

The food-rich mudflats of the Bay of Fundy annually support nearly 30% of the world’s population of Semipalmated Sandpipers, in […]

Delaware Bay

Delaware and New Jersey, USA

In May, hundreds of thousands of shorebirds stop at Delaware Bay to rest and to refuel on horseshoe crab eggs before […]

Georgia Barrier Coast

Georgia, USA

A series of islands along Georgia’s 160-km (100-mile) coast provides critical foraging, resting and wintering habitat for over 20 species of shorebirds.
While a smaller […]