African Oystercatcher - Haematopus moquini

Huîtrier de Moquin

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African Oystercatcher adult
The African Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus moquini, is a large wader which is a resident breeder on the rocky coasts and islands of southern Africa. This oystercatcher has a population of less than 5,000 adults.
  • adult
  • Ostrero Negro Africano
  • Ostraceiro-preto-africano
  • Schwarzer Austernfischer
  • Haematopus moquini
  • Charadriiformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Charadriiformes
Family : Haematopodidae
Species : African Oystercatcher

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures


all the pictures

The picture

O.Net ref. : geth25523
Author : G. Theron
Nature Photography
Plumage : adult

Shooting

date : 2005 Sep
Country : South Africa (sf)
Region : Province of the Western Cape
Place : Muizenberg Muizenberg
Lat. : 34° 6' 0'' South
Lng. : 18° 26' 59'' East

Exif Data [+] [-]


Model : Canon EOS 20D
Exposure : 1/200 s
aperture : 5.6
Focal length : 120 mm
Iso : 200
Flash : yes