oystercatcher

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oystercatcher

any shore bird of the genus Haematopus and family Haematopodidae, having a black or black-and-white plumage and a long stout laterally compressed red bill
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Use of mussel Mytilus edulis beds by oystercatchers Haemotopus ostralegus according to age and population size.
Social hierarchy among siblings in broods of the oystercatcher Haemotopus ostralegus.