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In April 2022 I have often seen groups of Eurasian Oystercatchers on the North Frisian Island Amrum with a behavior as if they were "arguing". After some research, it seems like this is called piping display or piping ceremony. I have also read on German sites that this behavior is some communal courtship behavior.
I would be happy to learn more about this behavior.
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Steenodder Kliff, Nebel, Amrum, North Frisian Island, Germany
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Haematopus ostralegus
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Canon ESO R5
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Great footage showing this unique behavior. Our American Oystercatchers may have a similar b behavior but I have certainly not seen it. Very interesting, TFS Michael!
Opus Editor
An excellent video that will show up when people search for videos from the Opus article.
Thanks for sharing it with us.

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