American Oystercatcher

Bill Shape
needle
thick billed
Regions
alabama
atlanticcoast
california
connecticut
cuba
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
gulf coast
idaho
louisiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
mississippi
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north carolina
nova scotia
ontario
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
south carolina
texas
virginia
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
broad-wings
Action
hopping
Behavior
flocks
Markings
crown
head
plain
wingbands
Sounds
clear
staccato
melodious
Location
ground dwelling
low perching
south in winter
Habitat
coasts
fields
Color
sheen
black
brown
white
Body Shape
sandpiper
Size
large
small
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
oystercatchers - haematopodidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern