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The oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) is well known as a coastal species, and is easily recognised by virtue of its large size and…
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The Chatham Island oystercatcher is a small, black and white wader. The head, back and upperbreast are black whilst the underparts are white…
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Large flocks of this bulky bird can be found along the coast of South Africa. The African black oystercatcher has glossy black plumage…
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The pied oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris) is a large, robust shorebird with striking and attractive plumage. Its head, neck, breast…
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The largest shorebird in the Americas, the American oystercatcher is boldly patterned black and white. This conspicuous bird has a black…
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Information on the Magellanic oystercatcher is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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