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American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) Temminck, 1820
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Haematopodidae

Scientific:
  Haematopus palliatus
Citation:
  Temminck, 1820

Protonym:
  Haematopus palliatus

Avibase ID:
  981CE782575DD8E7

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176472

Geographic range:

  • Haematopus palliatus [palliatus]: Seacoasts and islands of US to s S America and West Indies
  • Haematopus palliatus galapagensis: Galapagos Islands
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  American Oystercatcher
Czech:
  ústřičník americký
German:
  Braunmantel-Austernfischer
Danish:
  Amerikansk Strandskade
Spanish:
  Ostrero Pío Americano
Finnish:
  amerikanmeriharakka
French:
  Huîtrier d'Amérique
Italian:
  Beccaccia di mare americana
Japanese:
  amerikamiyakodori
Japanese:
  アメリカミヤコドリ
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster
Norwegian:
  Amerikatjeld
Polish:
  ostrygojad brunatny
Portuguese:
  Piru piru
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Piru-piru
Russian:
  Американский кулик-сорока
Slovak:
  lastúrničiar hnedý
Swedish:
  Amerikansk strandskata
Chinese:
  美洲蛎鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   American Oyster-catcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Huîtrier d'Amérique ( Haematopus palliatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Huîtrier d'Amérique ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 1st edition:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 4th edition:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
eBird version 1.50:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
eBird version 1.52:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
eBird version 1.53:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
eBird version 1.54:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
eBird version 1.55:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   American Oystercatcher ( Haematopus palliatus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Haematopus palliatus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Haematopus [palliatus, bachmani or ater] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Czech: Ústricník americký, ústřičník americký
Danish: Amerikansk Strandskade
German: Braunmantelausternfischer, Braunmantel-Austernfischer
English: American Oystercatcher, American Oyster-Catcher, Frazar's Oystercatcher, Oyster-catcher
Spanish: Caracolero, cazaostras, Ostrero, Ostrero Americano, Ostrero común, Ostrero Pio Americano, Ostrero Pío Americano, Ostrero-pío Americano, Pilpilén
Spanish (Argentine): Ostrero común
Spanish (Chile): Pilpilén
Spanish (Colombia): Ostrero-pío Americano
Spanish (Costa Rica): Ostrero americano
Spanish (Cuba): Ostrero
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Caracolero
Spanish (Honduras): cazaostras
Spanish (Mexico): Ostrero Americano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Ostrero Americano
Spanish (Paraguay): Ostrero
Spanish (Uruguay): Ostrero Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Caracolero
Estonian: ameerika merisk
Finnish: Amerikanmeriharakka
French: Huîtrier américain, Huîtrier d'Amérique
Guadeloupean Creole French: Huîtrier
Guarani: Piru piru
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Bekasin bèk jòn
Hungarian: amerikai csigaforgató
Italian: Beccaccia di mare americana
Japanese: amerikamiyakodori
Japanese: アメリカミヤコドリ
Latin: Haematopus palliatus
Lithuanian: Amerikinė jūršarkė
Dutch: Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster, Schollevaar
Norwegian: Amerikatjeld
Polish: ostrygojad brunatny
Portuguese: baiacú, baiagu, batuíra-do-mar-grosso, bejagui, bejaqui, cã-cã-da-praia, ostraceiro-pirupiru, ostreiro, Piru piru, piru-piru
Portuguese (Brazil): baiacú, baiagu, batuíra-do-mar-grosso, bejagui, bejaqui, cã-cã-da-praia, ostraceiro-pirupiru, ostreiro, Piru-piru
Russian: Американский кулик-сорока
Slovak: lastúrniciar hnedý, lastúrničiar hnedý
Swedish: Amerikansk strandskata
Chinese: 美洲蛎鹬

 

         

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