Eurasian oystercatcher eggs

Description
Clutch of 4 bird eggs collected on May 26th 1948. The record card reads: ‘on banks of River Bibble. Situated about 20 ft from River. Nest itself consisting of a few bent pieces of grass’.
Accession Loan No.
46/2010/23
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
Eurasian oystercatcher eggs
Simple Name
bird: eggs
Full Name
HAEMATOPODIDAE: Haematopus ostralegus: Eurasian oystercatcher
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
M, C S (from the collection of)
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
HAEMATOPODIDAE
Genus
Haematopus
Species
ostralegus

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