The pied oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris) is a species of oystercatcher. It is a wading bird native to Australia and commonly found on its coastline. The similar South Island pied oystercatcher (H. finschi) occurs in New Zealand.



Pied Oystercatcher
Date Location Count
2020-02-25 12:55Cape Range--SS Mildura Wreck1
2020-02-14 08:37Rottnest Island1
2020-02-15 07:30Woodman Point Regional Park--headland groyne only2
2020-02-14 07:45Point Walter Reserve--Sandbar only16
2020-02-24 07:23Point Walter Reserve4
2020-02-11 11:15Woodman Point Regional Park--Headland only2
2020-02-15 07:36Woodman Point Regional Park2
2020-02-24 06:30Alfred Cove Nature Reserve
2020-02-21 15:49Point Dundas24
2020-02-15 15:53Port Kennedy Beach3
2020-01-27 17:46Pleasant Grove Reserve (Falcon)3
2020-02-11 06:23Len Howard Conservation Park (Erskine)1
2020-02-16 12:59The Chimneys (Erskine)2
2020-02-20 15:36Coodanup Reserve2
2020-02-20 16:11Nairns (Coodanup)3
2020-02-01 08:50Island Point Reserve1
2020-02-16 08:00Point Douro2
2020-02-10 16:00Morley Beach (Wilson Inlet)15
2020-01-31 13:15Albany5
2020-02-16 06:32Bremer Bay2
2020-02-10 05:30Wellstead Estuary Mouth (Bremer Bay)2
2020-02-10 13:50East Point Mangrove Boardwalk2
2020-02-14 08:43Bald Hill Beach5
2020-02-05 15:11St. Kilda Adventure Playground37
2020-02-02 09:25St Kilda20
2020-02-02 08:30Coorong National Park--Goolwa Channel at -35.53529, 138.845298
2020-02-22 09:44Murray River Mouth - Sugar Beach37
2020-02-15 13:55Barron River Mouth2
2020-02-25 15:07Cairns Esplanade--Northern End2
2020-02-23 14:00Cairns Esplanade2
2020-02-20 10:57Cairns Esplanade--Southern End2
2020-02-21 08:38Lucinda27
2020-02-24 12:45Lucinda spit60
2020-02-21 06:30Toomulla Beach3
2020-01-29 13:00Port MacDonnell1
2020-02-15 06:30Bushland Beach6
2020-02-12 15:45Discovery Bay Coastal Park--Glenelg River Mouth24
2020-01-26 16:48Ross River mouth at Benwell Road (South Townsville)2
2020-02-05 12:49Carty Road, Cungulla2
2020-02-22 10:30Port Fairy2
2020-02-17 09:40Pea Soup1
2020-02-17 08:07Griffiths Island (Port Fairy)3
2020-02-17 10:30Belfast Lough1
2020-02-17 11:17Killarney Beach1
2020-02-02 11:35Belfast Coastal Reserve2
2020-01-26 16:08Point Ritchie, Warrnambool2
2020-02-23 17:15Bowen Rest Area32
2020-02-17 13:15Bowen Beach4
2020-02-20 12:41Murrays Bay Rd, Bowen2
2020-02-25 06:32Sandfly Creek, Mackay5
2020-02-22 12:26Limeburners Point2
2020-02-22 14:40Avalon Beach
2020-02-15 07:00Avalon Saltworks5
2020-01-29 07:58Moolap Saltworks2
2020-02-25 08:08Avalon Saltworks--Snake Island (restricted access)2
2020-02-23 09:00Western Treatment Plant (Werribee)--Austin Road15
2020-02-11 09:00Western Treatment Plant--Western Lagoons
2020-01-29 14:56Beach Rd b/w Point Wilson Rd and Boat Ramp, Avalon12
2020-02-21 15:36Kirk Point2
2020-02-04 13:25Western Treatment Plant--Ponds 28-30 and adjacent coast2
2020-02-22 16:00Western Treatment Plant--Lake Borrie
2020-02-24 08:00Western Treatment Plant
2020-02-20 17:32Western Treatment Plant--Bird Hide1
2020-02-16 13:10Werribee River mouth5
2020-02-17Queenscliff Mudflats6
2020-02-10 17:15Queenscliff Boat Ramp2
2020-02-20Queenscliff Golf Club (Swan Island) (Restricted Access)3
2020-02-16 15:30Laverton Creek Mouth (Altona)9
2020-02-02 08:32Salt Lagoon, St Leonards Wildlife Reserve4
2020-02-18 11:22Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve3
2020-01-29 12:00Altona2
2020-02-25 11:45Jawbone Flora and Fauna Reserve6
2020-02-09 15:00St Kilda Pier3
2020-02-08 17:06Hanns Inlet (restricted access)3
2020-02-19 14:04Stony Point1
2020-01-30 09:03Chilcott Rocks, French Island8
2020-02-03 08:00Phillip Island7
2020-02-25 06:23Rhyll Inlet12
2020-02-25 16:39Rhyll23
2020-02-05 11:00Churchill Island7
2020-02-06 08:45Fishers Wetland1
2020-02-16 12:59Reef Island Nature Conservation Reserve3
2020-01-31 08:20Stockyard Point1
2020-02-08 13:54Robbins Island--Five Islets73
2020-02-08 11:00Robbins Island--Knot Point4
2020-02-08 07:03Robbins Island2
2020-02-16 15:10Inverloch Coastal Reserve--Lagoon2
2020-02-25 13:34Mahers Landing5
2020-02-08 07:53Perkins Island6
2020-02-08 11:00Kingston Point (Perkins Island)517
2020-02-07 17:42West Inlet, Stanley19
2020-01-27 19:39Granville Harbour2
2020-02-10 09:08Port Alma
2020-02-11 07:43Corner Inlet Marine and Coastal Park--Toora Beach3
2020-02-08 12:49The Fish Pond (Ulverstone)1
2020-02-02 20:26Lillico Beach Viewing Platform1
2020-02-11 09:13Don Heads Conservation Area1
2020-02-08 08:00Heron Island2
2020-02-02 14:00Mersey River Estuary at -41.17526, 146.364881
2020-02-04 12:15Horse Head Creek5
2020-02-09 19:45Moorland Beach2
2020-02-24 14:30Narawntapu National Park--Bakers Point10
2020-02-14 14:50Narawntapu National Park--Springlawn Nature Walk3
2020-02-25 16:00Tambo Bay1
2020-02-24 17:00York Town10
2020-02-23 13:03Kelso109
2020-02-15 10:33Georgetown5
2020-01-27 07:31Rigby Island11
2020-02-22 15:17Beauty Point3
2020-02-25 04:00Lakes Entrance Lookout1
2020-02-19 15:17Lakes Entrance5
2020-02-08 08:30Lake Tyers State Park--Glasshouses20
2020-02-09 09:17Swan Point72
2020-02-09 11:00Little Forester River Estuary (Bridport)65
2020-01-27 09:19Riverview Nature Reserve1
2020-02-22 06:41Elliot Heads6
2020-02-24 15:07Bridport60
2020-02-08 08:22Marlo12
2020-02-23 10:30Snowy River Mouth1
2020-02-24 09:57Waterhouse Conservation Area3
2020-02-22 13:52Moss Glen1
2020-02-22 14:26Whale Sculpture Track (Cockle Creek)1
2020-02-16 11:20The Grove Reserve (Glenorchy)8
2020-02-17 11:45Cornelian Bay4
2020-02-22 07:00Maaroom92
2020-02-05 12:41Snug2
2020-02-05 10:16Dru Point (Margate)3
2020-02-15 10:30Boonooroo57
2020-02-21 12:29Kingston Beach2
2020-02-25 19:41Daniels Bay (Bruny Island)7
2020-02-12 11:43Lunawanna2
2020-02-11 15:00Dennes Point3
2020-02-16 08:50Missionary Rd (300m north of Lennon Rd), North Bruny1
2020-01-29 07:02Missionary Rd 100m from Bruny Island Main Road3
2020-02-11 14:30Church Rd, Barnes Bay2
2020-02-17 11:30Cloudy Corner Campground5
2020-02-16 17:35The Neck Campground (Bruny Island)2
2020-02-12 07:45The Neck Rookery (Bruny Island)5
2020-01-30 10:56Barkers Beach (Adventure Bay)4
2020-02-15 11:52Orielton Lagoon--Greenshank Bay1
2020-02-11 14:10Great Bay Rd, North Bruny6
2020-02-14 11:48Orielton Lagoon46
2020-02-02 16:09Five Mile Beach12
2020-02-22 07:23Adventure Bay1
2020-01-29 11:27Cape Queen Elizabeth Track4
2020-02-17 13:20Waterview Sanctuary (Sorell)10
2020-02-23 07:17Inskip Point26
2020-02-23 10:02Cooloola Cove shorebird roost2
2020-02-22 09:25Pipe Clay Lagoon46
2020-02-22 10:11Bruny Island Cruises Trip ex Adventure Bay3
2020-01-26 19:27Tiger Head Beach3
2020-02-08 10:30Storm Bay2
2020-01-27 09:11Mt William National Park--Eddystone Point9
2020-01-26 18:41Colchis Creek Mouth (Georges Bay, St Helens)3
2020-01-27 11:28St Helens Settling Ponds2
2020-01-27 10:06Bay of Fires Conservation Area--Grants Lagoon1
2020-02-22 15:20Cullendulla Nature Reserve23
2020-02-10 17:55Moruya Heads4
2020-02-23 14:30Noosa River mouth
2020-02-23 11:11Noosa Spit Recreation Reserve1
2020-01-26 20:13St Helens Point Conservation Area--Beerbarrel Beach2
2020-02-23 12:53Little Swanport--Saltworks Rd1
2020-02-02 16:03Dalmeny2
2020-02-07 14:15Wagonga Inlet, Narooma4
2020-02-08 07:29Fairhaven, Wallaga Lake2
2020-01-28 06:40Merimbula Boardwalk3
2020-02-10 12:48Wallaga Lake entrance12
2020-01-26 17:38Tabourie Creek Walking Track 3
2020-02-04 09:22Narrawallee Inlet3
2020-02-16 13:30Burrill Lake2
2020-02-15 12:54Betka River Mouth and Beach2
2020-02-18 15:00Lake Conjola Nature Reserve2
2020-02-06 08:28Mallacoota14
2020-02-22 14:46Captain Stevensons Point4
2020-02-24 13:24Bastion Point (Mallacoota)2
2020-02-19 08:30Washerwomans Beach and Bendalong Point2
2020-02-02 10:32Currimundi Lake Conservation Park1
2020-02-04 09:25Centaur Park (Kings Beach)2
2020-02-09 16:48Wickham Point (Kings Beach)1
2020-02-24 15:30Koona Bay, Albion Park Rail2
2020-02-14 16:38Port Arthur2
2020-02-09 10:20Stewarts Bay Walking Track1
2020-01-28 10:56Toorbul2
2020-02-16 16:19Gregory Road, Mango Hill18
2020-02-21 08:52Toorbul High Tide Roost18
2020-02-08 14:30Huskisson2
2020-02-10 11:57Tesselated Pavement (Eaglehawk Neck)4
2020-02-16 12:00Godwin Beach1
2020-02-05 10:44Maria Island National Park2
2020-02-22 18:22Shoalhaven Heads Inlet6
2020-02-24 09:54Kakadu Beach (Bribie Island)2
2020-02-25 13:05Kakadu Beach North Hide only3
2020-02-16 17:20Flinders Pde, Brighton2
2020-02-17 11:00Tasman National Park--The Blowhole4
2020-01-29 11:30Harbour Promenade, Banksia Beach, Bribie Island3
2020-02-05 16:40Pelican View Reserve and Picnic Island2
2020-02-25 16:30Lake Illawarra estuary (Windang)1
2020-02-23 17:21Pelican Park (Clontarf)4
2020-02-23 06:28Sandgate1
2020-02-21 10:39Jamieson and Tingira Parks, Scarborough1
2020-02-16 06:55Crockatt Park (Woody Point)1
2020-02-14 07:24Shorncliffe1
2020-02-10 14:00Freycinet National Park--Wineglass Bay Track4
2020-02-22 17:15Frank Doyle Park (Shorncliffe)1
2020-02-23 08:30Lake Wollumboola2
2020-01-30 13:11Black Head (Gerroa)1
2020-02-14 17:36Tabbil-ban dhagun Boardwalk4
2020-02-22 07:25Lake Wollumboola east3
2020-02-09Shag Point (Sylvania)4
2020-02-05 17:17Souter St. Reserve, Kogarah Bay3
2020-02-25 17:12Woolooware Bay Shared Pathway and Viewing Platform1
2020-02-23 10:30Sandringham Bay2
2020-02-24 19:03Scott Park Salt Marsh (Sandringham)2
2020-02-03 13:00Deeban Spit, Port Hacking4
2020-01-28 10:30Metromix Wetland (Kurnell)2
2020-02-05 08:00Saratoga Wetlands1
2020-02-16 09:21Wynnum Foreshore at Oyster Point1
2020-02-21 12:42Mill Stream Lookout (Botany)2
2020-01-29 15:17Quibray Bay4
2020-02-14 09:00Bonna Point Reserve28
2020-02-16 14:11Manly Wader Roost (restricted access)125
2020-02-11 15:48Lota Foreshore2
2020-02-02 16:26Boat Harbour (Kurnell)2
2020-02-22 13:24Queens Esplanade, Thorneside2
2020-01-31 13:30La Perouse2
2020-02-15 12:30Long Reef Aquatic Reserve1
2020-02-18 07:45King Island (Moreton Bay)38
2020-02-03 09:20Wellington Point46
2020-02-14 09:30Wellington Point--Geoff Skinner Reserve27
2020-02-19 19:55The Entrance Channel, Tuggerah Lake2
2020-02-01 09:48Cleveland Point31
2020-02-02 10:00GJ Walter Park (Cleveland)30
2020-02-17 08:23Oyster Point4
2020-02-05 13:42Soldiers Point (Norah Head)2
2020-02-18 07:25Moreton Island National Park--Spitfire Creek2
2020-01-31 08:50Point Halloran--NE corner mudflats15
2020-02-16 11:00Yeo Park, Victoria Pt1
2020-02-18 09:30Mirapool Sandspit (Moreton Island)10
2020-02-22 12:00Stockton Sandspit2
2020-02-03 07:12Eaglehawk Neck Pelagic Trip4
2020-02-20 07:45Island just south of Wavebreak Island.6
2020-02-22 08:42Sunset Beach, Soldiers Point20
2020-02-07 17:21Soldiers Pt, Port Stephens2
2020-02-15 07:00River Mouth (Shortcut), Hawks Nest6
2020-02-10 15:30Winda Woppa Reserve--The Anchorage Picnic Area1
2020-02-15 15:28Cudgera Creek Bridge (Hastings Point)4
2020-02-16 07:54Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve2
2020-02-02 17:15Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve at -28.53332, 153.552844
2020-02-16 06:00Bundjalung National Park--Black Rocks Campground2
2020-02-10 19:10Airforce Beach at Salty Lagoon, Evans Head6
2020-02-07 15:50Broadwater Beach19
2020-02-11 10:20Saltwater National Park2
2020-02-16 11:45Forster7
2020-01-30 11:00Mud Bishops Point Reserve1
2020-02-14 11:35Bellwood Park (Nambucca Heads)4
2020-02-12 11:59Farquhar Inlet, Old Bar8
2020-02-18 11:00Pippi Beach, Wooli Bay, Yamba1
2020-02-16 16:36Nambucca River Entrance4
2020-02-15 09:30Yuraygir National Park--Diggers Camp2
2020-02-15 09:36Kingsford Smith Park, Ballina21
2020-02-03 13:40North Creek, Ballina16
2020-02-22 09:30Public Reserve, The Serpentine, East Ballina17
2020-01-31 08:57Lake Chickiba, Ballina1
2020-02-17 16:10Flat Rock (Ballina)1
2020-02-11 14:55Manning Estuary, Harrington9
2020-02-11 17:16North Haven Bridge1
2020-02-21 14:39Riverview Reserve, North Haven3
2020-02-04 10:38Cathie Creek Estuary1
2020-01-27 17:25Lake Cathie Village Track2
2020-02-01 17:20Gogleys Lagoon4
2020-02-12 16:15Smoky Cape Lighthouse3