The 12 oyster species of ( Haematopus sp ) constitute the family of the hématopodidés .
Ce is Limicole S of intermediate size (from 40 to 51 cm), with the plumage black or white and black, with legs rosâtres and long orange red nozzle.
Ils is cosmopolitan, but absent from polar regions and slightly represented in the tropical parts of Africa and Asia. They attend mainly the Littoral, but one also finds them inside the grounds in Eurasia and New Zealand.
Systematic positionThis family was temporarily considered, in the phylogeny of Sibley and Monroe, like a tribe ( Haematopodini ) pertaining to the family of the charadriidés (in the subfamily of the Recurvirostrinae with the Avocette S and the stilts).
- Oyster magpie - Haematopus ostralegus Linnaeus, 1758 - Eurasian Oystercatcher
- Oyster of the Canaries - Haematopus meadewaldoi † Bannerman, 1913 - Canarian Black Oystercatcher
- Oyster of Moquin - Haematopus moquini Bonaparte, 1856 - African Black Oystercatcher
- Oyster of Finsch - Haematopus finschi G.H. Martens, 1897 - South Island Oystercatcher
- Oyster of Bachman - Haematopus bachmani Audubon, 1838 - American Black Oystercatcher
- Oyster of America - Haematopus palliatus Temminck, 1820 - American Oystercatcher
- Oyster with long nozzle - Old-fashioned Haematopus longirostris , 1817 - Australian Foot Oyster Oystercatcher
- of Chatham - Haematopus chathamensis Hartert, 1927 - Chatham Oystercatcher
- Oyster variable - Haematopus unicolor J.R. Forster, 1844 - Variable Oyster Oystercatcher
- fuliginous - Haematopus fuliginosus Gould, 1845 - Sooty Oystercatcher
- Oyster black - Old-fashioned Haematopus ater & Oudart, 1825 - Blackish Oystercatcher
- Oyster of Garnot - Haematopus leucopodus Garnot, 1826 - Magellanic Oystercatcher
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