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Sooty oystercatcher

(Haematopus fuliginosus)

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Description

The sooty oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus) is a species of oystercatcher.It is a wading bird endemic to Australia and commonly found on its coastline.It prefers rocky coastlines,but will occasionally live in estuaries.All of its feathers are black.It has a red eye,eye ring and bill,and pink legs.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Haematopodidae
Genus:Haematopus
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