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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Taxonomicamente pertenecen al Orden Charadriiforme, siendo las familias Charadriidae, Haematopodidae, Recurvirostridae y Scolopacidae las que presentan especies netamente limicolas (Koepcke 1964, Canevari et al.