Kayakers enjoying Prince William Sound.

Oystercatcher

Oystercatcher

Haematopus bachmani

Oystercatchers have a dark brown body with a black neck and head, a bright red bill, and pink colored legs and feet. They use their unique bill to eat a variety of shellfish and marine worms. Oystercatchers can be found near the beach, particularly on rocky shores and reefs.

Recent Sightings