Magellanic oystercatcher

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Magellanic oystercatcher
Magellanic Oystercatcher.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Haematopodidae
Genus: Haematopus
Species: H. leucopodus
Binomial name
Haematopus leucopodus
Garnot, 1826

The Magellanic oystercatcher (Haematopus leucopodus) is a species of wader in the Haematopodidae family. It is found in Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are freshwater lakes and sandy shores.