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Haematopus bachmani  (Black Oystercatcher)

Photo of Haematopus bachmani by Rick Harbo
© Rick Harbo (Photo ID #12562)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Thetis Island Photographer Rick Harbo
Habitat Mudflats
Photo Date April 09, 2009 Upload Date December 09, 2010
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 12562
Notes Oyster catchers have benefitted from an abundant new food source, the introduced Aquatic Invasive Species, the Varnish Clam, Nuttallia obscurata. They have been observed regularly feeding on this high intertidal clam, throughout the Strait of Georgia.

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