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  Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus)

Sooty Oystercatcher | Haematopus fuliginosus photo
Sooty Oystercatcher, Lady Elliot Island, Queensland, Australia

Image by Glen Fergus - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

SOOTY OYSTERCATCHER FACTS

distribution map showing range of Haematopus fuliginosus 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:fuliginosus
Common Name:Sooty Oystercatcher

Relatives in same Genus
  Pied Oystercatcher (H. longirostris)