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Eurasian Curlew ringtone


The Eurasian Curlew, Numenius arquata, is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across temperate Europe and Asia. In Europe, this species is often referred to just as “the Curlew”, and in Scotland known as the “whaup” in Scots. Numenius_arquata.mp3 (872 downloads)

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Temminck’s Stint ringtone


Temminck’s Stint, Calidris or Erolia temminckii, is a small wader.This stint’s breeding habitat is bogs and marshes in the taiga of Arctic northern Europe and Asia. It will breed in southern Scandinavia and irregularly Scotland. It has a distinctive hovering spectacle flight. It nests in a scrape on the ground, laying 3-4 eggs. Calidris_temminckii.mp3 (74 downloads)

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