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Pied oystercatcher

Haematopus longirostris


long orange beak, slender pink legs and black and white plumage. A white wing-stripe on the wings.


Spotted during a day trip to Rottnest Island Wa (Australia), coastal area. It is a wading bird native to Australia. Pied oystercatchers feed mainly on bivalve molluscs, but also take other invertebrates. The techniques they use to break open the shells of the molluscs .

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Western Australia, Australia

Lat: -32.02, Long: 115.53

Spotted on Apr 13, 2017
Submitted on Apr 21, 2017

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