Haematopus


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Noun1.Haematopus - oystercatchersHaematopus - oystercatchers      
bird genus - a genus of birds
Charadriiformes, order Charadriiformes - large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life
oyster catcher, oystercatcher - black-and-white shorebird with stout legs and bill; feed on oysters etc.
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Haematopus palliatus "ostrero comun", con poblaciones permanentes en la zona del litoral de la playa arenosa marina; su nido es construido sobre la arena, en depresiones poco profundas, al descubierto, revestido con escaso plumaje, y en la base restos de caparazon de moluscos, piedritas, ramitas; presentan un diametro total de 15 cm a 18 cm; los huevos son de forma ovoide, de color pardo u ocre con manchas irregulares de color crema, plomo y marron oscuro o negro; los polluelos son nidifugos, de coloracion parda con rayas oscuras lo que permite camuflarse con el medio, dificultando visualmente la ubicacion de estos en la playa (Gonzalez et al.
1992: Territory quality, parental effort and reproductive success of oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus).
The estuary plays a key role as feeding and roosting site for several Nearctic birds (Calidris fuscicollis, Limosa haemastica, Calidris canutus, among others) as well as Patagonian species, such as Charadrius falklandicus, Haematopus leucopodus, and Pluvianellus socialis (Ferrari et al., 2002).
Breaking down the mussel (Mytilus edulis) shell: Which layers affect oystercatchers' (Haematopus ostralegus) prey selection?
774 503 cirrhata Black Oystercatcher 535 348 Haematopus bachmani Whimbrel/Curlew 399 259 (unidentified) * Whimbrel Numenius 391 10% 254 phaeopus rufiventris Bristle-thighed Curlew 433 281 N.
[[double dagger], NR] Mycena galericulata (Scop.) Gray [[dagger], [double dagger]] Mycena haematopus (Pers.) P.
Seasonal changes in the response of oystercatchers Haematopus ostralegus to human disturbance./.
Sin embargo, se registro un aumento en la abundancia de algunas especies como Ontophagus haematopus Harold 1875, Canthon quinquemaculatus Castelnau 1840, Canthon aequinoctialis Harold 1868.
Arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury, and selenium in feathers of Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) and Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) from Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Roedd yn ffodus iawn mod i wedi troedio'n ofalus, gan i Adrienne ddangos nyth pioden y mor (Haematopus ostralegus; Oysterchater) roeddwn i wedi'i basio heb ei weld.
Bobcats on Cumberland Island occasionally preyed on eggs of the American oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus (9).