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Oystercatcher

Haematopus unicolor

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Could not get closer. Sadly I did not bring my telephoto lens. Beautiful birds!



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There are 2 Oystercatcher species in New Zealand, the other one being known as the South Island Pied Oystercatcher, Haematopus ostralegus. It usually only breeds in the South Island although non-breeding birds can be found all over North Island at any time of year.
Haematopus unicolor is sometimes referred to as Variable Oystercatcher.

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Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand

Lat: -41.03, Long: 174.89

Spotted on Jan 25, 2017
Submitted on Jan 25, 2017

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