Photo of a Purple Sandpiper, Ostend, Belgium

Sandpipers in Ostend

The Belgian North Sea coast is a 67 kilometer sandy beach. Located in the middle is the port of Ostend. Breakwaters protect the port and city. Around the rocky breakwaters, sandpipers rest or search for food: Dunlins, Sanderlings, Turnstones and Purple Sandpipers.

Photo of a Purple Sandpiper, Ostend, Belgium
Purple Sandpiper
Photo of the North Sea beach at night, Ostend, Belgium
North Sea beach at night.
Photo of a Dunlin, Ostend, Belgium
Dunlin
Photo of Ostend, Belgium
Ostend
Photo of a Sanderling, Ostend, Belgium
Sanderling
Photo of a Purple Sandpiper, Ostend, Belgium
Purple Sandpiper
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