Oystercatchers are striking black and white waders in the order of Charadriiformes, medium sized birds that live near the water, and the family of Haematopodidae which has a single genus of Haematopus – oystercatchers. Photos are presented on the species highlighted in red.



Magellanic Oystercatcher
Haematopus
eucopodus
Black Oystercatcher
Haematopus
alter
American Black Oystercatcher
Haematopus
bachmani
American Oystercatche
Haematopus
palliatus
Canarian Black Oystercatcher
Haematopus
meadewaldoi
African Black Oystercatcher
Haematopus
moquini
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus
ostralegus
Pied Oystercatcher
Haematopus
longirostris
South Island Pied Oystercatcher
Haematopus
finschi
Variable Oystercatcher
Haematopus
unicolor
Sooty Oystercatcher
Haematopus
fuliginosus