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Oystercatcher, American
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Haematopus palliatus
Alaska, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, California, Canada, Caribbean, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Antilles, French Guiana, Georgia (State), Global, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois Read more
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This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe ...
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The American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus), occasionally called the American Pied Oystercatcher, is a member of family Haematopodidae. The bird is marked by its black and white body and a long, thick orange beak. This shorebird is approximately 19 inches (42 – 52 cm) in length. ...
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