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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

April 30, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4 birds, split in to pairs, resting/foraging on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

cae1

Date

April 30, 2016 09:22 AM PDT

Description

Pair flew in and settled down on this gravel bar, which was exposed by the very low tide.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

alyssah16

Date

April 30, 2016 10:30 AM PDT

Description

Two black oystercatchers were seen on the rocky shore of Carmel River State Beach.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

craigturner902

Date

April 28, 2016 01:57 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

guevara-medina

Date

October 28, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

European Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus

Observer

victoria2108

Date

March 17, 2016 10:27 PM UTC

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

peterdearden

Date

April 25, 2016 12:24 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

peterdearden

Date

April 25, 2016 12:23 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

peterdearden

Date

January 1, 2015 03:19 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sooty Oystercatcher Haematopus fuliginosus

Observer

coliningram102

Date

April 29, 2016 02:48 PM AEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

erogatski

Date

April 2, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

saw 3 outside of plot

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

erogatski

Date

April 2, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

saw 3 outside of plot

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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.
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