Variable Oystercatcher
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A Pied Oystercatcher sits among Variable Oystercatchers near Rabbit Island
Two Variable Oystercatchers forage along the coast near Nelson, New Zealand
A Variable Oystercatcher digs for invertebrates in the sand
A Variable Oystercatcher, a protected New Zealand native species, stands on one leg
Portrait profile of a Variable Oystercatcher
During the wait for low tide, much time is spent preening
Variable Oystercatchers take a break when high tide makes foraging in the sand difficult