American Oystercatcher

Order: 

Charadriiformes

Family: 

Haematopodidae

Genus: 

Haematopus

Species: 

palliatus

Name: 

American Oystercatcher

Weight: 

400-700 g

Species Type: 

Avian

Species ID: 

392

Species Link: 

American Oystercatcher Life History Traits (averages)

Female Maturity: 

1095 days

Male Maturity: 

1095 days

Incubation: 

27 days

Clutch size: 

2

Clutches size: 

1 per year

Hatch Weight: 

37.3 grams

Adult Weight: 

565 grams

Maximum Longevity: 

17 years

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American Oystercatcher Research Tools

Use these links to obtain additional detailed information and research. Life history information is invaluable because it provides diet and habitat info that can be used to formulate diets as well as identify release environments

Ageing, Weight and Longevity
Distribution Maps
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Cornell Data
Life History Data
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Bird Identification
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