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