Tag: Oystercatchers

American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Haematopodidae | [latin] Haematopus palliatus | [UK] American Oystercatcher | [FR] Huitrier d’ Amerique | [DE] Braunmantel-Austernfischer | [ES] Ostrero Americana | [NL] Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Haematopus palliatus NA, LA widespread coasts Haematopus palliatus galapagensis Galapagos Is. Haematopus palliatus […]

Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Haematopodidae | [latin] Haematopus bachmani | [UK] Black Oystercatcher | [FR] Huitrier de Bachmann | [DE] Klippen-Austernfischer | [ES] Ostrero Negro | [NL] Noordamer.Zwarte Scholekster Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics A large, heavily built, blackish shorebird, with a straight red bill, flattened laterally. Legs a pale flesh color. Immature may have […]