Haematopus palliatus

Haematopus palliatus
Species: American Oystercatcher   Haematopus palliatus
Author: Judith Priam
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Added to IBC: 13 Aug 2017 - 02:56
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Altitude (m): 
464 meters


Adult and juvenile.

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Birds of the West Indies
Most people associate the Caribbean with palm-fringed sandy beaches, cricket and rum. Mention the West Indies to birders and they think todies and tremblers, among a remarkable array of c. 190 endemic species. Furthermore, no fewer than six families are confined to the region, and another (spindalises) virtually so. The region also receives many vagrants from both North and South America, and even transatlantic arrivals from Europe.


Judith Priam, IBC1404650. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1404650.

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Judith Priam, IBC1404650. Photo of American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus at Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1404650.

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