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    • Piru-pirus
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    • Haematopus
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    • Oystercatchers

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Recent observations

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

jmysiak-may15

Date

May 22, 2015

Description

I made it down the shore (as they say in NJ) this weekend. Great weather!

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

jrousseau

Date

May 25, 2015

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Austernfischer Haematopus ostralegus

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jakob

Date

May 25, 2015 07:59 PM CEST

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

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danielgeorge

Date

April 23, 2015 02:01 PM CDT

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

pipoca1730

Date

February 1, 2015

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

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pipoca1730

Date

February 1, 2015

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

asemerdj

Date

May 25, 2015

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

smcarr1949

Date

May 16, 2015

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

elbowingpenalty

Date

May 24, 2015 04:38 PM MDT

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Oystercatchers Genus Haematopus

Observer

jujube814

Date

May 2, 2015

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

jujube814

Date

May 2, 2015

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Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

aglen

Date

May 25, 2015 09:31 AM NZST
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Description from Wikipedia

The oystercatchers are a group of waders forming the family Haematopodidae, which has a single genus, Haematopus. They are found on coasts worldwide apart from the polar regions and some tropical regions of Africa and South East Asia. The exception to this is the Eurasian Oystercatcher and the South Island Oystercatcher, both of which breed inland, far inland in some cases. In the past there has been a great deal of confusion as to the species...

No range data available.