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Oystercatcher in flight
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Image details:  
Image Description: Oystercatcher in flight
Image notes: An alarmed Shalder
Species in Image: Oystercatcher
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00694

General details:  
Common Name Oystercatcher
Latin Name Haematopus ostralegus
Shetland Name Shalder
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Haematopodidae
Common Family Name Oystercatcher
Description Common breeding bird, most migrate south for the winter. In 1984, a census gave the local population as between 800 and 1000 pairs. Breeding birds are back near their territory in Feb/March.
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