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Purple Sandpiper

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Common Name Purple Sandpiper
Scientific Name Calidris maritima
Status Local
Interest Level
Related Species Sandpipers
Flower Visible
  • 01 - January
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
Look for Well camouflaged waders in amongst rocks at the coast
Habitat Reference

An occasional winter vistor to rocky shores in Dorset.


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