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African Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus moquini), West Coast National Park, South Africa

The African Black Oystercatcher is the largest of all oystercatcher species. African Black Oystercatchers can be found on both rocky and sandy shores throughout the year and they attempt to breed in varied habitat types. They are territorial throughout the year.

Year: 2012

From album: Biodiversity Hotspot Cape Floristic Region, South Africa

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Africa fauna Kingdom South wildlife

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