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Picture of Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritim) bird at the coast in Northern Norway

March 20th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 17th 2008. Click image for larger view. The Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritim or Erolia maritima) is a small shorebird (about 22cm) that live on the coast here in Northern Norway. While many birds migrate to warmer climate during the winter this bird stay here throughout the winter. The […]

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