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Recent observations

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variable oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

parobbert

Date

October 20, 2014

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Black oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

murray

Date

October 28, 2014 09:37 AM SAST

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

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tiwane

Date

October 27, 2014 08:34 AM PDT

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Sooty Oystercatcher Haematopus fuliginosus

Observer

bazanbirds

Date

October 24, 2014

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South Island Oystercatcher Genus Haematopus

Observer

bazanbirds

Date

October 24, 2014

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South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 06:29 AM EST

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Sooty Oystercatcher Haematopus fuliginosus

Observer

caique_bueno

Date

October 24, 2014 05:46 PM EST

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No photos or sounds

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Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris

Observer

caique_bueno

Date

October 24, 2014 05:33 PM EST

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South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

robertps

Date

October 24, 2014 05:24 PM EST

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Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

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dussumieri

Date

October 24, 2014 04:28 PM EST

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South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

john_barkla

Date

October 16, 2014

Description

In gravelly carpark near coast

Photos / Sounds

What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

steveattwood

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

This series captures some interesting behaviour where two birds were performing an elaborate and very choreographed ritual. At first it seemed like two males perhaps courting the same female but the two displaying birds showed no aggrression toward each other and cooperated in an extraordinary way with very exacting mirror image posing. I concluded they were a pair trying to drive the third bird away, but I am happy to hear of others' opinions.

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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.