KEY NORTH AMERICAN MIGRATION SITES FOR
Red Knots & Semipalmated Sandpipers

Kiawah Island-Seabrook Island

Country: USA

Region: South Carolina,

Nearest city/town: Charleston

Site: Kiawah Island-Seabrook Island

Species/Sub-species: REKN-rufa

Total biogeographic population: 42,000

Count Method: Maximum day count

Count: 6,0001

% biogeographic pop. at site: 14.29

Season (primarily): Spring

Site description: Site habitat consists of sandy beaches. Land ownership is a mix of private, county and town lands. Work currently underway at the site in 2016 included shorebird monitoring by a biologist located in the USFWS-Ecological Services office in Charleston.

Sources: 1eBird (Aaron Given April 13, 2015)