☆ 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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&ri.co on December 26, 2012

just fantastic!!!!! amazing shot!!!! like

Səməd on December 26, 2012

Beautiful! I liked.

Don Z on December 27, 2012

Thank you so much friends

kurt Oblak on December 27, 2012

Wunderschöne Aufnahme,like 4,gruß KURT

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Cristiano Rossi on December 27, 2012

Beautifull capture, compliments. Like ! Happy New Year to you and your loved ones.

~Marlene~ on December 27, 2012

Wonderful composition, capture & color, Don Z! Like

Best wishes for the New Year, Marlene

Maurice Haddad on December 28, 2012

F-1 + L-9.

Monique van Dijk-Bee… on December 28, 2012

Good and wonderful shot!!!!!

Greetzzzzzz Moon

Aucassin on December 28, 2012

Good shot, LIKE! Greetings from Hungary: Aucassin

Nurcan Yahşi(azimli) on December 28, 2012

Hello ; ♥ MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013 ♥ Best wishes azimli.L.

C haydeé on December 28, 2012

Muy bella composición. Like

¡Feliz Año Nuevo 2013 y los mejores deseos de paz , amor y prosperidad!

Saludos cordiales desde Argentina, Chaydeé.

Yosarsif مهدی کلهر on December 29, 2012

I have enjoyed viewing this enchanting photo. HAPPY NEW YEAR, I wish you the best of everything... That you so well deserve. ♣ L ♣ > All the best from Iran, Mahdi

Nenad Obradovic on December 29, 2012

Very nice photo L+F

Biplab Kumar Pal on December 29, 2012

Excellent, L+F, best wishes, Biplab.

janamare26 on December 29, 2012

Beautiful photo.Like.Happy New Year to you and your family.Best wishes,Mirjana

Imre Lakat on December 29, 2012

Excellent picture !


Happy New Year 2013 !

Best wishes , Imre

Janusz Kulik on December 29, 2012

Piękny krajobraz!!!....LIKE,Pozdrawiam serdecznie.Życzę Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku 2013,oraz wspaniałych ujęć i plenerów.Niech się spełnią Twoje najskrytsze marzenia,Janusz

silvano benedetti on December 29, 2012

LIKE,bellissima foto,tanti auguri di buon anno da verona,silvano

Kadri Eroğlu on December 29, 2012

Nice scenery and beautiful photo ! L

Best wishes, Kadri

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