Juvenile Purple Sandpiper
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Characteristics
Colouring Grey-brown upper, white belly, orange legs
Voice Simple and low
Feeds on Insects, spiders and invertabrates
Flight Low and Fast
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Juvenile Purple Sandpiper
Juvenile Purple Sandpiper
Page Last Updated 18/06/2017 01:52:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Juvenile
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Calidris maritima
Category Waders
StdName Purple Sandpiper
Vital Statistics
Length 20 to 22 cms
Weight 60 to 75 gms
Wingspan 40 to 44 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NAYNorth America
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Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Juvenile Purple Sandpiper (Species=Calidris maritima / Standard Name=Purple Sandpiper)