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Oystercatchers - Haematopodidae

Group Description

only one member of this family in the UK. The Oyster catcher large stocky wading bird seen on coasts, mudflats and salt marshes looking for invertebrates in the sand and mud.


name latinname species sightings media image
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 1 2 11 image for Oystercatcher