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Black Turnstone - Arenaria melanocephala

Photo: stonebird (; USA; Adult; Breeding;
Song: Flight call is a high-pitched chattering "keert" or "skirrr" similar to calls of Belted Kingfisher. Calls are higher pitched and more clicking than those of Ruddy Turnstone. Gives a long low rattle "krkrkrkrkrkrkrk..." when alarmed. Also gives a rattling "WEE-pa WEE-pa WEE."
Sound: John Neville (Bird Songs of Canada's West Coast); Canada, British Columbia; Sooke; Adult; Primary Sound;


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