American oystercatcher


Definition of American oystercatcher

  1. :  oystercatcher a On a spit of sand off one of the islands were about two dozen American oystercatchers, driven from coastlines to islands in search of the deserted beaches they need for nesting. — Susan M. Green, Tampa (Florida) Tribune, 3 Nov. 2002

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