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 American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)




American Oystercatcher | Haematopus palliatus photo
American Oystercatcher, Ayers Bay "Second Chain" Near Matagorda Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Haematopodidae
Genus:Haematopus
Species:palliatus
Common Name:American Oystercatcher


Relatives in same Genus
  Black Oystercatcher (H. bachmani)