Sooty Oystercatcher

About the Sooty Oystercatcher
Also known as: Black Oystercatcher
Sooty Oystercatcher

The Sooty Oystercatcher is a species of wader native to Australia. This species can be found all around the coastline of Australia. Of all the oystercatcher species, the Sooty is the heaviest bird.

Sooty Oystercatchers feed on marine animals including crustaceans, whelks, and even stranded fish. They use a variety of methods, like probing, stabbing, or smashing, to extract food from prey items.

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