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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

john_barkla

Date

February 7, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pair on beach

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Observer

nanorca13

Date

February 12, 2016 03:13 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

marvelliott

Date

January 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

February 11, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hanging out at the third creek.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

phoebeb

Date

July 8, 2015 10:56 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

phoebeb

Date

July 8, 2015 12:12 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

phoebeb

Date

July 8, 2015 12:50 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

phoebeb

Date

December 21, 2015 08:43 AM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

phoebeb

Date

July 13, 2015 09:37 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

phoebeb

Date

July 13, 2015 08:40 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

phoebeb

Date

July 13, 2015 08:28 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Observer

cullen

Date

February 6, 2016 09:50 AM CST
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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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