American Oystercatcher

Haematopus palliatus - Huîtrier d'Amérique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Haematopodidés

  • Genus
    :

    Haematopus

  • Species
    :

    palliatus

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 44 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 400 à 700 g
Longevity

17 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) is a species of bird in the Haematopodidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Haematopus palliatus palliatus (coastal se Canada, e USA to s South America and the West Indies)
  • Haematopus palliatus galapagensis (Galápagos Is.)

Foreign names

  • Huîtrier d'Amérique,
  • Ostrero Pío Americano,
  • Piru-piru,
  • Braunmantel-Austernfischer,
  • amerikai csigaforgató,
  • Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster,
  • Beccaccia di mare americana,
  • Amerikansk strandskata,
  • Amerikatjeld,
  • lastúrničiar hnedý,
  • ústřičník americký,
  • Amerikansk Strandskade,
  • amerikanmeriharakka,
  • garsa de mar americana,
  • Fölvatjaldur,
  • ostrygojad brunatny,
  • Amerikas jūras žagata,
  • Американский кулик-сорока,
  • アメリカミヤコドリ,
  • 美洲蛎鹬,
  • 美洲蠣鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses), Tidepools

Geographic range

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