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Newly Formed Island off NJ Coast Serves as a Haven for Federally Listed Red Knot

Hans Hillewaert
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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service wants to expand its proposed protected habitats for the federally threatened red knot bird. WHYY's Zoe Read reports the shore birds rest and refuel in the Delaware Bay on their yearly trek from South America to the Arctic.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 4/18/23)

Zoë Read is WHYY’s watershed reporter. She joined WHYY in 2015 as a multimedia reporter covering Delaware news for the web and FM.