This oystercatcher is the national bird of the Faroe Islands, where it is called tjaldur.

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The Oystercatcher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Black Oystercatcher is a range of sought after boutique wines from the coastal Agulhas district and Elim wine ward in South Africa. This ward, the newest of the maritime vineyards, is one of the most closely watched wine producing regions in the world. More

Common Pied Oystercatcher, or (in Europe) just Oystercatcher, is a wader in the oystercatcher bird family Haematopodidae. It is the most widespread of the oystercatchers, with three races breeding in western Europe, central Eurasia, Kamchatka, China, and Western coast of Korea. No other oystercatcher occurs within this area. This oystercatcher is the national bird of the Faroe Islands, where it is called tjaldur. More

The oystercatchers are a group of waders; they form the family Haematopodidae, which has a single genus, Haematopus. They are found on coasts worldwide apart from the polar regions and some tropical regions of Africa and South East Asia. The exception to this is the Eurasian Oystercatcher and the South Island Oystercatcher, both of which breed inland, far inland in some cases. More

The Oystercatcher Gallery on the harbour front at Campbeltown in the Mull of Kintyre is renowned for the range of paintings shown over the last 21 years. Oystercatcher Logo Alongside the current gallery of original works shown here - by Mackean Stewart, Gill Stewart and George John Stewart - many are available as prints, and this range is being continually expanded. More

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The different species of oystercatcher show little variation in shape or appearance. The plumage of all species is either all-black, or black (or dark brown) on top and white underneath. The Variable Oystercatcher is slightly exceptional in being either all-black or pied. They are large, obvious, and noisy plover-like birds, with massive long orange or red bills used for smashing or prying open molluscs. The bill shape varies between species, according to the diet. More

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The famous Oystercatcher Hiking Trail - bringing focus to the habits and plight of the endangered African Black Oystercatcher The famous Oystercatcher Hiking Trail - bringing focus to the habits and plight of the endangered African Black Oystercatcher The OYSTERCATCHER TRAIL is a guided, luxury and fully catered slack packing trail where your every comfort is looked after. You only have to carry a small day pack. The rest is supplied. Your luggage is shuttled. The meals at night are never forgotten. More

The Oystercatcher, pub restaurant on the beach, is located an hour and half away from Glasgow, on the East shore of Loch Fyne, part of Argyll Secret Coast, giving breathtaking views across the landscape. The pub and restaurant serve high quality food from the local area in a relaxed atmosphere and first class service. We are proud to serve not only the best food but also award winning real ales from Fyne Ales brewed locally at the top of Loch Fyne. More

The Oystercatcher Lodge and Bistro has seven rooms. They are best described as mini-suites and are spacious and elegant with vaulted ceilings, wooden floors and all modern facilities. Many have excellent mountain views. The menu in the Bistro reflects the essence of Carlingford ~ Mountain and Sea. We are lucky to have exquisite organic mountain lamb, tender Cooley beef, a wonderful selection of the freshest fish to chose from and an excellent wine list. More

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Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Haematopodidae
Genus : Haematopus
Species : ostralegus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758