OCEANO PACIFICO "BRUJILLOS" (Pacific Ocean "Oystercatcher")

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BRUJILLO (Haematopus ater) Orden: Charadriiformes - Familia: Haematopodidae Also known as black oystercatcher, this bird of 48 cm has dark plumage, a long, flattened red beak and legs whitish. It inhabits the rocky marine shores, where their food is composed mainly of molluscs, crustaceans and small shellfish, but also visits to get muymuyes sandy beaches. Usually nest in rocky areas near the sea, incubating three eggs per clutch. The natural habitat of Paita Brujillo begins and ends at Cape Horn. Their meat and eggs make a victim of the hunters, so this species is protected by the state.

También conocido como ostrero negro, esta ave de 48 cm tiene el plumaje oscuro, un largo y aplanado pico rojo, y las patas blanquecinas. Habita las orillas marinas rocosas, donde encuentra su alimento compuesto principalmente por moluscos, crustáceos y mariscos pequeños; sin embargo, también visita playas arenosas para conseguir muymuyes. Acostumbra anidar en zonas rocosas cerca del mar, incubando hasta tres huevos por nidada. El hábitat natural del Brujillo empieza en Paita y termina en Cabo de Hornos. Su carne y huevos la hacen víctima de los cazadores, por ello esta especie es protegida por el Estado.

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Ostfriese on February 13

Hello Don Z thanks for your visit and comment ! And thanks for sharing this photo, LIKE ! On our coast I see only white oystercatchers. So it's very interesting. Kind grets, Ostfriese

Maurice MAZELLIER on February 17

Le Grand./ Océan.* et, le Grand./ Large. , pour " Fond d'image.* " - Magnifique..

Don Z on February 20

Thank you so much friends

halukabi on March 26

Congratulations...L.....all the best

psonja on March 31

I like this lovely shot

greetings from Sonja

David Guruli on April 4

Very beautiful view. Nice shot. L+F, Best regards, David.

Bonita escena, saludos

Akhtar Bashir Nigyal on April 11

Excellent, Splendid Scene, Amazing Capture...

Superb view ,Outstanding Composition,Like...

Saule Zhanayeva on April 22

Nice, beautiful photo L&F!

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  • Uploaded on April 23, 2012
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    by Don Z
    • Camera: SONY DSC-S2000
    • Taken on 2012/03/04 13:18:49
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 18.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash