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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