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Image number: 2425057

This variable oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor) used black algae to rest in the shelter, thus camouflaged. The image was taken at Waipapa Point in the South-east of New Zealand's South Island. I tried to transcribe the singularity of the place.

© Lucas Mugnier / Biosphoto

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Image size: 5064x3376 pixels (16.9"x11.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2018-10-15

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Wild animal / Bird / Small wading shore bird / Oystercatcher / Variable Oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor)

Area / Strand / Sand shore / Sand beach

Flora / Alga / Brown alga / Phaeophyta / Wrack / Laminaria


Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Area / Strand / Seaside / Water mark (fragment)

World sea and ocean / Pacific Ocean / South Pacific Ocean

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Oceania / New Zealand / South Island

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Species / Relation between species / Camouflage



Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Tetrapoda / Aves / Charadriiformes / Haematopodidae / Haematopus

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