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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 (952 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 (115 downloads)

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