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Oystercatcher, Pied
 
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Scientific Name:
Haematopus longirostris
Location(s):
Asia, Australasia, Australia, Global, Indonesia, Melanesia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea Read more
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IUCN
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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Wikipedia
The name "oystercatcher" is something of a misnomer for this species, because they seldom eat oysters, which are found mainly on rocky coastlines. Pied Oystercatchers frequent sandy coastlines, where they feed mainly on bivalve molluscs, which are prised apart with their specially adapted bill. ...
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