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Recent observations

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What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

simonnicholas

Date

May 28, 2016 11:38 AM NZST

Place

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

nanorca13

Date

May 19, 2016 01:30 PM PDT

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

chrispincetich

Date

May 25, 2016 02:37 PM PDT

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What

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

gerardo_marron

Date

April 24, 2016 06:53 PM MDT

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What

Blackish Oystercatcher Haematopus ater

Observer

redabbott

Date

February 19, 2016 10:47 AM PST

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

redabbott

Date

February 19, 2016 07:19 AM PST

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

emmabrown

Date

May 21, 2016

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What

European Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus

Observer

phillipcochrane

Date

May 23, 2016 12:38 PM CEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Young bird between 2 adults

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American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

dargan3484

Date

May 21, 2016 07:23 AM EDT

Description

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Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

simonnicholas

Date

May 23, 2016 08:59 AM NZST

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(Somewhere...)

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Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

simonnicholas

Date

May 23, 2016 09:05 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

beardedfrog

Date

July 22, 2015

Description

Spotted in the English Camp of San Juan Island National Historical Park, wading in the shallows for food.

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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...

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