oystercatcher

[ UK /ˈɔ‍ɪstəkˌæt‍ʃɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. black-and-white shorebird with stout legs and bill; feed on oysters etc.
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How To Use oystercatcher In A Sentence

  • Bird species to be seen include ringed plover, oystercatcher, redshank and little grebe.
  • Similar behavioral flexibility has been observed in oystercatchers in response to experimental variation in tide length.
  • In the Wash oystercatchers are innocent victims of the collapse of the estuary's cockle fishery.
  • I had the place all to myself, except for the swans and orange-billed oystercatchers.
  • What a difference it is to wake up to the sound of new lambs calling their mothers, seals barking in the bay, and oystercatchers and curlews singing their morning chorus, with a backing track of the sea pounding the cliffs and the beaches.
  • Oystercatchers may wedge the shells into a crevice and chip away at the lip.
  • Similarly, oystercatchers forced to forage for shorter periods of time increased food intake to a level that maintained the same mean consumption over a longer period.
  • The curlew and oystercatcher are back and the great spotted woodpeckers have chosen the oldest telegraph poles in the village for best quality drumming sounds.
  • The shocking results from the county are that no breeding pairs of curlew, lapwing, redshank, snipe or oystercatcher were recorded on the sites surveyed.
  • He carves them - the dowitcher, the American oystercatcher, the black-bellied plover. Record Article Feed
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