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American Oystercatchers have returned to the Jersey Shore. If the mating documented in the first two photos is successful, chicks will arrive after approximately 27 days of incubation.
Coastal habitats and feed on marine invertebrates. They use their long beak to pry open bivalve mollusks.
Spotted on Mar 22, 2015
Submitted on Mar 27, 2015
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