Purple sandpiper

(redirected from Calidris maritima)
See under Sandpiper.

See also: Purple

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A few species of small sandpipers, however, have overcome these limitations, most notably the Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima), which in Norway occurs in winter as far as 71[degrees] N (Summers et al., 1990) under prolonged periods of complete darkness, cold temperatures, and steady wind (Summers et al., 1998).
Wintering Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in Troms county, northern Norway.
Sequences from two purple sandpipers (Calidris maritima) were obtained for outgroup rooting of the mtDNA gene tree.