The Pied Oystercatcher is a species of wading bird found in Australia. They are sometimes known as Australian Pied Oystercatchers.
Though they are called Oystercatchers, these birds typically eat a variety of marine invertebrates which does not include oysters. They feed mainly on bivalve mollusks.
The native range for the Pied Oystercatcher is rather large and the species has a conservation status of Least Concern, as of March 2014, according to the IUCN Red List.