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An unusual meal for African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini chicks

Dane M Paijmans

...On 7 March 2013, while monitoring the oystercatcher nesting site at Noordhoek beach (S34?07' E18?20'), I noticed an earthworm (Oligochaeta) placed over one of the chicks in a pair....

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