Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
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The Eurasian oystercatcher is a palearctic migrant occasionally seen along the coast, in estuaries and Rift Valley lakes. The flight photo was taken at Michamvi-Zanzibar (1-20), courtesy of Paul Reed. The middle photos were taken at Pangani (10-07), courtesy of Gian Schachenmann; the lower photos, in South Africa (3-10), courtesy of Per Holmen.
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Gian Schachenmann, Per Holmen, Paul Reed

Last Update this page: 5-31-20