American Oystercatcher	(Haematopus palliatus) Walking  Photographed in Cape May, NJ on May 14, 2013.  It had a mate and a nest nearby. American Oystercatcher	(Haematopus palliatus)  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 10, 2016. American Oystercatcher	(Haematopus palliatus)  Digiscoping photo made at Cape May, NJ on May 6, 2010.
American Oystercatcher	(Haematopus palliatus) in the Galapagos  Photographed on Española Island, the Galapagos on March 7, 2006.  American oystercatchers can be seen on the east coast of the USA.  However, it is unlikely that they would be so tame and cooperative there. American Oystercatcher	(Haematopus palliatus) on a Nest  It was on a nest  at Cape May, NJ on May 1, 2012.