oystercatcher

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Two pied oystercatchers (Haematopus longirostris).

Etymology[edit]

oyster +‎ catcher

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔɪstə.ˌkætʃə/

Noun[edit]

oystercatcher (plural oystercatchers)

  1. Any of several black or pied coastal wading birds in the genus Haematopus that have a long red or orange bill and feed on shellfish.

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