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American Oystercatcher

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haepal16485.jpg (61418 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Haematopus palliatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Haematopodidae Family
 42 – 52 cm Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
1-4. Buffy gray, speckled with dark brown eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation 24-28 days by both sexes.  Nests attended by two females and one male may have 5-6 eggs Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
  Habits
3078 - TSN: 176472 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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American Oystercatcher Todd Mark Lighthouse Peninsula, Bahia de los Angeles, BCN Mexico XC86766 calls

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AKA:- Czech: Ústricník americký, ústřičník americký
Danish: Amerikansk Strandskade
German: Braunmantelausternfischer, Braunmantel-Austernfischer
English: American Oystercatcher, American Oyster-Catcher, Frazar's Oystercatcher, Oyster-catcher
Spanish: Caracolero, cazaostras, Ostrero, Ostrero Americano, Ostrero común, Ostrero Pio Americano, Ostrero Pío Americano, Ostrero-pío Americano, Pilpilén
Spanish (Argentine): Ostrero común
Spanish (Chile): Pilpilén
Spanish (): Ostrero-pío Americano
Spanish (Costa Rica): Ostrero americano
Spanish (Cuba): Ostrero
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Caracolero
Spanish (Honduras): cazaostras
Spanish (Mexico): Ostrero Americano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Ostrero Americano
Spanish (Paraguay): Ostrero
Spanish (Uruguay): Ostrero Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Caracolero
Estonian: ameerika merisk
Finnish: Amerikanmeriharakka
French: Huîtrier américain, Huîtrier d'Amérique
Guadeloupean Creole French: Huîtrier
Guarani: Piru piru
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Bekasin bèk jòn
Italian: Beccaccia di mare americana
Japanese: amerikamiyakodori
Japanese: アメリカミヤコドリ
Latin: Haematopus palliatus
Lithuanian: Amerikinė jūréarkė
Dutch: Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster, Schollevaar
Norwegian: Amerikatjeld
Polish: ostrygojad brunatny
Portuguese: baiacú, baiagu, batuíra-do-mar-grosso, bejagui, bejaqui, cã-cã-da-praia, ostraceiro-pirupiru, ostreiro, Piru piru, piru-piru
Portuguese (Brazil): baiacú, baiagu, batuíra-do-mar-grosso, bejagui, bejaqui, cã-cã-da-praia, ostraceiro-pirupiru, ostreiro, Piru-piru
Russian: Американский кулик-сорока
Slovak: lastúrniciar hnedý , lastúrničiar hnedý
Swedish: Amerikansk strandskata
Chinese: 美洲蛎鹬

Range:-

Anguilla  Rare/Accidental

Antigua

Argentina

 Buenos Aires

 Isla Margarita

 Mesopotamia

 Pampas

 Patagonia

Aruba

Bahamas

Barbados Rare/Accidental

Belize

Bonaire

Brazil

 Northeast Brazil

 Northeast Brazil Alagoas

 Northeast Brazil Bahia

 Northeast Brazil Ceará

 Northeast Brazil Maranhão

 Northeast Brazil Pernambuco

 Northeast Brazil Rio Grande do Norte

 Northeast Brazil Sergipe

 South Brazil

 South Brazil Paraná

 South Brazil Rio Grande do Sul

 South Brazil Santa Catarina

 Southeast Brazil

 Southeast Brazil Espírito Santo

 Southeast Brazil Rio de Janeiro

 Southeast Brazil São Paulo

Canada

 Nova Scotia Rare/Accidental

 Ontario Rare/Accidental

 Prince Edward Island Rare/Accidental

 Quebec

Chile

Colombia

 Atlantica

 Atlantica Atlantico

 Atlantica La Guajira

Costa Rica

Cozumel Island

Cuba Rare/Accidental

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Fernandina Island

French Guiana Rare/Accidental

Galapagos

 Española Island

 Floreana Island

 Genovesa Island

 Isabela Island

 Marchena Island

Guadeloupe

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Leeward Islands

Lesser Antilles

Martinique Rare/Accidental

Mexico

 Baja California Norte

 Baja California Sur

 Chiapas

 Guerrero

 Michoacán

 Oaxaca

 Sinaloa

 Sonora

 Tabasco

 Tamaulipas

 Veracruz

 Yucatán Peninsula

Netherlands Antilles

New Brunswick Rare/Accidental

Nicaragua

Panama

Peru

Pinta Island

Puerto Rico

Saint Lucia Rare/Accidental

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint-Martin Rare/Accidental

Santa Cruz Island

Santa Fe Island

Santiago Island

Trinidad and Tobago Rare/Accidental

Turks and Caicos Islands

Uruguay

USA

 Alabama

 California Rare/Accidental

 Connecticut

 Delaware

 Florida

 Georgia

 Idaho Rare/Accidental

 Louisiana

 Maine

 Maryland

 Massachusetts

 Mississippi

 New Hampshire

 New Jersey

 New York

 North Carolina

 Pennsylvania

 Rhode Island

 South Carolina

 Texas

 Virginia

US Virgin Islands

Venezuela

 Insular

..Isla Margarita

..Nueva Esparta

Virgin Islands

Windward Islands

Sub-species

Haematopus [palliatus or bachmani]
Haematopus palliatus
Haematopus palliatus durnfordi
Haematopus palliatus frazari
Haematopus palliatus galapagensis
Haematopus palliatus palliatus
Haematopus palliatus pitanay
Haematopus palliatus prattii
 

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