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SPECIES INFO

The Chatham Island Oystercatcher, Haematopus chathamensis, is a species of oystercatcher. It is a wading bird endemic to the Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

This species is endangered, and has a current population of 310 to 325 birds (2004 census). The main threat is from introduced predators.





                                     



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