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Uploaded on Sunday 23 Dec 2012 by Peter Prokosch

Red Xanthoria Lichen, Olrik Fjord, North-West Greenland

Year: 2012 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Red lichens are found in the Arctic tundra breeding habitats of the red knot sandpiper. With their reddish breeding plumage the birds are difficult to recognize in the vast tundra areas.
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