South Island pied oystercatcher (1355/2460)

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South Island pied oystercatcher resting at the edge of a large flock at a high-tide roost.

Common names
South Island pied oystercatcher, New Zealand pied oystercatcher, Finsch's oystercatcher, tōrea, torea, SIPO, South Island oystercatcher
Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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