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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0812

Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Black oyster catchers ( Haematopus bachmani) on offshore rocks, one of 70 shorebird species found in Kachemak Bay. Black oyster catchers are residents over most of their range, moving away from their breeding sites in winter.

Image ID: nerr0812, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Near Homer, Alaska
Credit: United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Category: Estuaries/

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