Did you know that oystercatchers used to be known as sea-pie birds? That all changed in the mid-19th century when the name oystercatcher became commonly used. Various species live all over the world, but the name is based upon the observed eating habits of a particular North American species, Haematopus palliatus.
The Oyster Catcher
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I love oyster catchers, their lovely contrasting colours. Thank you