American Oystercatcher, Haematopus palliatus
Haematopodidae (OYSTERCATCHERS)

 

American Oystercatcher, Haematopus palliatus

This photo was taken in: USA - Florida
This photo was taken with: Leica Digilux 1 camera and a Leica APO Televid 77 Scope with 32x lens
Notes on this photo: Photo was taken in Ft. DeSoto Park near St. Petersburg, FL

The photo was taken by: Bob Hawkins ,

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