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Mataure American Oystercatcher feeding on a conch : Stock Photo
Mature American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) feeding on a Fighting Conch in the surf. Oystercatchers are specialized in feeding on Shellfish (oysters, clams, mussels, snails), and have heavy bills to reach into mollusks and pry shells open. Habitat: coastal beaches and range is expanding northward. Mature birds have red-orange bills, immatures have a duller bill. Fort Myers Beach, Florida.

Mataure American Oystercatcher feeding on a conch

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Ed Reschke
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Mature American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) feeding on a Fighting Conch in the surf. Oystercatchers are specialized in feeding on Shellfish (oysters, clams, mussels, snails), and have heavy bills to reach into mollusks and pry shells open. Habitat: coastal beaches and range is expanding northward. Mature birds have red-orange bills, immatures have a duller bill. Fort Myers Beach, Florida.
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