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Black Oystercatcher

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Haematopus bachmani Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Haematopodidae Family
37cm (Wingspan ) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Between Range follow link Habitat
2-3 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3077 - TSN: 176475 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Ústricník západní, ústřičník západní
Danish: Amerikansk Sort Strandskade
German: Klippenausternfischer
English: American Black Oystercatcher, Black Oystercatcher, Black Oyster-catcher
Spanish: Ostero Negro, Ostrero Negro, Ostrero Negro Americano, Ostrero Negro Norteamericano
Spanish (Mexico): Ostero Negro, ostrero negro
Estonian: pőhja-mustmerisk
Finnish: Alaskanmeriharakka
French: Huîtrier de Bachman
Italian: Beccaccia di mare nera, Beccaccia di mare nera del Nordamerica
Japanese: kuromiyakodori
Japanese: クロミヤコドリ
Latin: Haematopus bachmani
Dutch: Amerikaanse Zwarte Scholekster, Noordamerikaanse Zwarte Scholekster, Noord-Amerikaanse Zwarte Scholekster
Norwegian: Amerikasvarttjeld
Polish: ostrygojad czarny
Russian: Кулик-сорока черный, Чёрный кулик-сорока
Slovak: lastúrniciar cierny, lastúrničiar čierny
Swedish: Klippstrandskata
Chinese: 北美蛎鹬


Canada:- British Columbia

Mexico:- Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Sonora Rare/Accidental


USA:- Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington.


Haematopus [palliatus or bachmani]



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