WoRMS taxon details

Haematopus moquini Bonaparte, 1856

212720  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212720)

accepted
Species
marine
Description Length: 41 cm. Plumage: all black. Immature browner than adult. Bare parts: iris red; eyering orange; bill red with an orange...  
Description Length: 41 cm. Plumage: all black. Immature browner than adult. Bare parts: iris red; eyering orange; bill red with an orange tip; feet and legs purplish pink. Habitat: rocky coastal shores, coastal islands; sometimes coastal vleis and lagoons. Breed in southern Africa. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Haematopus moquini Bonaparte, 1856. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212720 on 2018-05-21
Date
action
by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
created
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 41 cm. Plumage: all black. Immature browner than adult. Bare parts: iris red; eyering orange; bill red with an orange tip; feet and legs purplish pink. Habitat: rocky coastal shores, coastal islands; sometimes coastal vleis and lagoons. Breed in southern Africa. <389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Afrikaanse zwarte scholekster  [details]
English black oystercatcherAfrican oystercatcherAfrican black oystercatcher  [details]
French huîtrier de Moquin  [details]
German Schwarzer Austernfischer  [details]