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haematopus ostralegus

  1. Eurasian oystercatcher

    Eurasian oystercatcher

  2. Eurasian oystercatcher

    Eurasian oystercatcher

  3. Oystercatcher on the roof

    Oystercatcher on the roof

    Building next to the church in Nesseby, Varanger
  4. Favourite post

    Favourite post

    We came down from off the foggy ski slopes and decided on taking the 'long road' home; turning off at Cray towards Forter. As we climbed up the hill there we found a couple of Eurasian Oystercatchers on fence posts. Another passing car pushed them into the air but they landed on the other side...
  5. Eurasian Oystercatchers Piping Display

    Eurasian Oystercatchers Piping Display

    In April 2022 I have often seen groups of Eurasian Oystercatchers on the North Frisian Island Amrum with a behavior as if they were "arguing". After some research, it seems like this is called piping display or piping ceremony. I have also read on German sites that this behavior is some communal...
  6. Britain&Europe&Down Under

    Britain&Europe&Down Under

  7. Oystercatcher landing

    Oystercatcher landing

  8. Oystercatcher flying

    Oystercatcher flying

  9. Birdies,but no eagle or albatross!

    Birdies,but no eagle or albatross!

  10. oystercatcher


    an uncommon breeder here in the south of France
  11. Oystercatcher


    Not sharp but i like what happened to the background
  12. Eurasian oystercatcher in flight

    Eurasian oystercatcher in flight

  13. Eurasian oystercatchers

    Eurasian oystercatchers

  14. Eurasian oystercatchers

    Eurasian oystercatchers

  15. Oystercatcher


  16. Eurasian oystercatcher in flight

    Eurasian oystercatcher in flight

  17. Oystercatcher sound (Haematopus ostralegus)

    Oystercatcher sound (Haematopus ostralegus)

    I tried to record the call of the Oystercatcher, unfortunately, there was a lot of wind, be patient
  18. Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

    Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

    Close-up of Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) in the pasture during low tide in the lagoon.
  19. Oystercatcher and neighbor

    Oystercatcher and neighbor

    I probably should have uploaded this one under mammals, but there IS a bird in there ;) Also, the otter was "stealing" a fish that the fisherman (whom we met on shore) actually put out there for the White-tailed Eagles.
  20. Oyster Catcher youngsters - Fort George

    Oyster Catcher youngsters - Fort George

    A first for me, I don't recall ever seeing young birds before.
  21. I can't even look

    I can't even look

    Out on my shorebird survey route again, shortly after getting home. Time to practice what I (supposedly) learned on the course. But ... ahem. I definitely need more practice. Switching from aperture mode to manual does change the role of some of the controls I was in the habit of using, and that...
  22. Oystercatcher


  23. Oystercatcher


  24. Oystercatcher


  25. Oystercatcher