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Variable Oystercatcher

Haematopus unicolor Forster, JR, 1844

The Variable Oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor) is a species of wader in the Haematopodidae family. It is endemic to New Zealand. The Maori name is torea-pango. They are also known as 'red bills'. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Haematopodidae
Genus:
  Haematopus

Scientific:
  Haematopus unicolor

Citation:
  Forster, JR, 1844

Reference:
  Descr.Anim.itin.MarisAust.Terr.ed.Licht. p.112

Protonym:
  Haematopus unicolor

Avibase ID:
  B8CF5A9743EDB88F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B8CF5A97

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560354

Geographic range:

  • Haematopus unicolor: Coasts and islands of New Zealand
English:
Variable Oystercatcher
Czech:
ústřičník proměnlivý
German:
Neuseeländischer Austernfischer
Danish:
Newzealandsk Strandskade
Spanish:
Ostrero Variable
Finnish:
nokimeriharakka
French:
Huîtrier variable
Italian:
Beccaccia di mare variabile
Japanese:
nyu-ji-randomiyakodori
Japanese:
ニュージーランドミヤコドリ
Dutch:
Nieuw-Zeelandse Zwarte Scholekster
Norwegian:
Todrakttjeld
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Todrakttjeld
Polish:
ostrygojad zmienny
Portuguese:
Piru-piru-variável
Russian:
Изменчивый кулик-сорока
Slovak:
lastúrničiar menlivý
Swedish:
nyazeelandstrandskata
Ukrainian:
Кулик-сорока мінливобарвний
Chinese:
新西兰蛎鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Huîtrier variable ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Haematopus ostralegus unicolor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Haematopus ostralegus unicolor [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Variable Oystercatcher ( Haematopus unicolor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Haematopus unicolor unicolor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Haematopus unicolor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Haematopus [unicolor or chathamensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Garsa de mar variable
Czech: ústřičník proměnlivý
Danish: Newzealandsk Strandskade
German: Neuseeland-Austernfischer, Neuseeländischer Austernfischer
English: New Zealand Black Oystercatcher, New Zealand Sooty Oystercatcher, Northern Oystercatcher, Torea, Toreapango, Variable Oystercatcher
English (IOC): Variable Oystercatcher
Spanish: Ostrero de Nueva Zelandia, Ostrero Variable
Spanish (Spain): Ostrero Variable
Spanish (HBW): Variable Oystercatcher
Estonian: maoori mustmerisk
Finnish: Nokimeriharakka
French: Huîtrier variable
Hungarian: változó csigaforgató
Italian: Beccaccia di mare variabile
Japanese: nyuajiarandomiyakodori, nyu-ji-randokuromiyakodori, nyu-ji-randomiyakodori
Japanese: ニュアジアランドミヤコドリ, ニュージーランドミヤコドリ, ニューヂーランドクロミヤコドリ
Scientific: Haematopus ostralegus unicolor, Haematopus unicolor, Haematopus unicolor unicolor
Lithuanian: Vienspalvė jūršarkė
Maori: Torea, Torea, Toreapango, Toreapango
Dutch: Nieuwzeelandse Zwarte Scholekster, Nieuw-Zeelandse Zwarte Scholekster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Todrakttjeld
Norwegian: Todrakttjeld
Polish: Ostrygojad zmienny
Portuguese: Piru-piru-variável
Russian: Изменчивый кулик-сорока
Slovak: lastúrničiar menlivý
Serbian: Raznobojni ostrigar
Swedish: Nya Zeelandstrandskata, nyazeelandstrandskata
Ukrainian: Кулик-сорока мінливобарвний
Chinese: 新西兰蛎鹬
Chinese (Traditional): 雜色蠣鴴

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