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Black Oystercatcher

Haematopus bachmani ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES FAMILY: HAEMATOPODIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A large, conspicuous, and noisy bird of the Pacific Coast, the Black Oystercatcher can be found along rocky shores from Alaska to Baja California.

ML Essential Set
Optics Planet birding kit

Calls

  • Calls
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Loud whistled "wheeps."

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