Spoiled for Choice

Taken during a short stop-over in Monterey, CA… this Black Oystercatcher certainly looked like it had plenty of choices and didn’t have to do much “catching”…

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  1. Laura Kushner

    August 29, 2022 at 6:16am

    Spoiled yes. It turns out they eat a lot more of those mussels than oysters. In case you were wondering, according to the Cornell Lab “The oldest recorded Black Oystercatcher was at least 6 years, 2 months old when it was recaptured and re-released during banding operations in British Columbia.”

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