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Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus



References

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Haematopus ostralegus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017.