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Last week I took a trip “Doon The Watter” (except I went by road rather than boat.)

Birds on foreshore at Greenock

Birds on foreshore at Greenock

On the shore at Greenock were these birds which at first I thought were oystercatchers but the plumage isn’t quite right and the beaks are too orange. Does anyone have any idea what they are?

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  1. bigrab

    They are oyster catchers Jack. There has been a proliferation of the buggers in recent years.

    Very noisy!

    I’m trying to balance my RSPB sympathies with the fact that I live not a quarter of a mile from the sea!

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