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  Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)

Pied Oystercatcher | Haematopus longirostris photo
Two Pied Oystercatcher on a sand dune, Couran Cove Island Resort, Queensland

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Pied Oystercatcher | Haematopus longirostris photo
Pied Oystercatcher, Fraser Island, Australia

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PIED OYSTERCATCHER FACTS

distribution map showing range of Haematopus longirostris in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Haematopodidae
Genus:Haematopus
Species:longirostris
Common Name:Pied Oystercatcher

Relatives in same Genus
  Sooty Oystercatcher (H. fuliginosus)