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American Oystercatcher

Haematopus palliatus


Large red/orange bill, black head and neck, white underparts and wing stripe (adult).


Coastal beaches; feeds in shallow waters.

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Barnegat Light, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Mar 26, 2014
Submitted on Mar 29, 2014

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