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Calidris maritima (Purple Sandpiper) is a species of birds in the family Scolopacidae. They are native to the Palearctic and The Nearctic. They are diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 46 cm. Reproduction is dioecious. They have parental care (paternal care, female provides care, and pair provides care). They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Purple sandpiper. View this species on GBIF