American Oystercatchers and Fur Seals on Santiago Island, The Galápagos

A young American oystercatcher follows its mother along the sand, looking for food. They sift through the sand and poke their beaks into small nooks in the lava pools. Generally they eat shellfish; with their sturdy beak they can pry open an oyster, clam or muscle and… [click to read more]

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