Calidris maritima (BrĂ¼nnich, 1764)
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Family:  Scolopacidae (sandpipers)
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Environment:  others; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic: UK Scotland, Greenland, Svalbard and Russia. Temperate to polar.
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Biology:  During the winter, it uses rocky intertidal habitats and offshore islets to forage. Molluscs make an important part of its winter diet (Ref. 118691).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 09 August 2018 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 29.07.16

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