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Purple sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

Purple sandpiper (Calidris maritima)
Description: One of about 20 purple sandpipers roosting amongst hundreds of redshank, turnstone and dunlin roosting at high tide on a pontoon by the River Mersey, Wirral, UK.
Author: Lowry, Roy
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added on 2012-01-26 - 181 views
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Calidris maritima (BrĂ¼nnich, 1764)Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Tasker, Mark 2012-11-02

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