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Recent observations

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South Island Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 26, 2014 12:27 PM NZDT

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What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

wendy5

Date

January 29, 2015

Description

Here are two of at least four Black Oystercatchers I saw at low tide today. A couple of weeks ago I saw nine together.

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Date

August 10, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

variable oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 4, 2015 01:09 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 18, 2014 05:58 PM NZDT

Description

A lot on the beach with Black-backed/Kelp Gulls.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 18, 2014 05:24 PM NZDT

Description

On an offshore islet.

Photos / Sounds

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

finatic

Date

January 24, 2015 02:21 PM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

variable oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 2, 2015 02:43 PM NZDT

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Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 19, 2014 09:07 AM NZDT

Description

Shouting at the ground.

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What

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

muir

Date

January 24, 2015 01:43 PM EST

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What

South Island Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

aglen

Date

January 27, 2015 08:47 PM NZDT

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

tiwane

Date

January 23, 2015 04:00 PM PST
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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.