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Variable Oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor, Haematopodidae, Oystercatchers) South Island, NZ

Endemic to the coastline of New Zealand the Variable Oystercatcher can be found on both pied and all black forms. In the South Island, where these birds were filmed, birds are mostly of the black form.

Can be found with the South Island Pied Oystercatcher, another NZ endemic see:

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