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Eurasian Oystercatcher ringtone

The Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus, also known as the Ordinary Pied Oystercatcher, or (in Europe) just Oystercatcher, is a wader in the oystercatcher bird family Haematopodidae. It is the most widespread of the oystercatchers, with three races breeding in western Europe, central Eurasia, Kamchatka, China, and Western coast of Korea. No other oystercatcher occurs within this area. This oystercatcher is the inhabitant bird of the Faroe Islands, where it is called tjaldur. Haematopus_ostralegus.mp3 (405 downloads)

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