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Oystercatcher, Black
 
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Scientific Name:
Haematopus bachmani
Location(s):
Alaska, British Columbia, California, Canada, Central America and Caribbean, Global, Mexico, North America, Oregon, Russia, United States, Washington Read more
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IUCN
The population is estimated to number 8,900-11,000 individuals, roughly equating to 5,900-7,300 mature individuals. ...
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Wikipedia
The Black Oystercatcher is the only representative of the oystercatcher family (Haematopodidae) over most of its range, overlapping slightly with the American Oystercatcher (H. palliatus) on the coast of Baja California. Within its range it is most commonly referred to as the Black Oystercatcher, although this name is also used locally for the Blackish Oystercatcher and the African Oystercatcher. Its scientific name is derived by John James Audubon from that of his friend John Bachman. ...
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