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Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima), one day old, Thule, North-Westr Greenland
The breeding habitat of the Purple Sandpiper is the northern tundra on Arctic islands in Canada and coastal areas in Greenland and northwestern Europe. They nest on the ground either elevated on rocks or in lower damp location. The males makes several scrapes; the female choose one and lays 3 or 4 eggs.