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Australian pied oystercatcher – Haematopus longirostris

Haematopus longirostris (pied oystercatcher) © Queensland Government, 1979

Common name

Australian pied oystercatcher

Scientific name

Haematopus longirostris

Kingdom

animals

Class

Aves (birds)

Family

Haematopodidae (oystercatchers)

NCA status

Least concern

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Australian pied oystercatcher – Haematopus longirostris, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 9 December 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?haematopus-longirostris>.

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