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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

emily_r

Date

January 21, 2017 01:40 PM NZDT

Description

Three pairs of variable oystercatcher. No chciks seen, but one pair acting teritorial.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

katgrom

Date

January 23, 2017 03:41 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 23, 2017 11:51 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

natureinla

Date

January 21, 2017

Description

Photo and observation via Instagram by a_viduetsky

Photos / Sounds

What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

kerylina

Date

January 24, 2017 06:37 AM AEDT

Description

Habitat - Near a natural water source
How many? - approx three
Additional comments? - tide was coming in. weather very windy squally and they were amongst a flock of more common birds i have yet to identify.
Nest present - No
Behavior - Resting

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris

Observer

melinda1

Date

January 18, 2017 07:48 AM AEDT

Description

Habitat - Near an artificial water source
How many? - 2
Additional comments? - western treatment plant
Nest present - No
Behavior - Resting

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

intrinsic3141

Date

August 7, 2013 07:15 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

rileypollom

Date

January 22, 2017 12:58 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

arnim

Date

October 22, 2016 05:28 AM NZDT

Description

A slightly larger collection of southern oystercatcher than usually seen on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sooty Oystercatcher Haematopus fuliginosus

Observer

leonperrie

Date

January 17, 2017 12:44 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

rjadams55

Date

January 15, 2017 11:39 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

jasojo

Date

January 21, 2017 02:08 PM AKST
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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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