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Sooty oystercatcher

Haematopus fuliginosus


Black body legs pink, bill red/orange & red ring around eyes. Body up to 48cm


Rocky coastal areas & Islands, sometimes intertidal mudflats


Usually seen in pairs (there was another one further off) They eat molluscs, worms, jellyfish, crustaceans & echinoderms Near threatened in Victoria

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Aug 17, 2014
Submitted on Aug 18, 2014

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