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Haematopus ostralegus


40-45cm, wading bird. Spotted at a Shropshire Nature Reserve, 100k breeding pairs in Britain. Oldest bird was 43yrs at death.


It nests near rivers and gravel pits and grassy tops of small islands when inland as this spot was.

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 5, 2013
Submitted on Jul 13, 2013

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