Calidris ptilocnemis (Coues, 1873)
Rock sandpiper
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Family:  Scolopacidae (sandpipers)
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Environment:  others; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific: Salish Sea.
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Biology:  Closely resembles its North Atlantic counterpart, the Purple Sandpiper (Ref. 87784). Found along rocky-shorelines of the Pacific coast of northwestern North America (Ref. 93905).
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 - 22.07.13
Modified by: Hilomen, Teresa - 20.04.17

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