2012/10/14

Strandskata - Haematopus ostralegus - Eurasian Oystercatcher

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Strandskata - Haematopus ostralegus - Eurasian Oystercatcher
NF Photo 120628, Lochanza,  Arran, Scotland

I found this little beauty on a rainy morning walk on Arran. First time I saw a juvenile of this bird. :)

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8 comments:

  1. The juvie Oystercatcher is so cute, great sighting!

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  2. Splendid little bird - the adults are good as well!

    Stewart M - Australia

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  3. Flotte bilder. Tjelden har søte unger. De er brune før de får sin "voksne" farge!
    Ha en fin dag!

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  4. Great shots!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  5. Hej!
    Ja, de är verkligen speciella strandskatorna. Tänk så länge det dröjer innan de kommer igen... snyft.
    Fina bilder.
    ha en fin kväll
    /Ingemar

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  6. Just a shade different than our American oystercatchers but oh so similar.

    Thanks for linking up at the Bird D'Pot this weekend. AND...yes, I did redo the template and header on the meme's page. Thanks for noticing.

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  7. Good eye finding that juvie Oystercatcher!

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