- Haematopus ater
- Dark, brownish-black back
- Yellow eye
- Red eye-ring
- Pinkish-white legs
Similar to the Black Oystercatcher of the Northern Pacific coast.
The main diet consists of shellfish.
It nests on the ground or on rocks.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Blackish Oystercatcher. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Blackish_Oystercatcher
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