Saturday, 7 March 2015

Oystercatcher

A familiar sight on the shoreline and inland as well, the Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus). 
One of our more recognisable common wading birds












16 comments:

  1. These are one of the most beautiful marked waders on our shores and you have captured it from every angle in these wonderful images, Roy. Have a good weekend.

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  2. I often see one trundling along the walls of Staythorpe power station...frightful din they make!

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  3. Red eyes?... Amazing!...
    We don't see any of these birds here...
    Love all the images...
    Have a great weekend, Roy!
    Ana

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  4. Don't see as many inland round here compared with 10 or more years ago.

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    1. No John, we get the odd one here though.

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  5. Flying oystercatchers I find beautiful to see. Very nice gefofografeerd:-)

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  6. Hi Roy
    Very very nice Roy. You are lucky !!!!
    soon, are the tides, I'll try to photograph
    Kiss

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  7. They're very handsome birds. Excellent flight shots.

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