This family, Haematopodidae, includes the 12 species of Oystercatchers; of which one is listed as Extinct, one Endangered and one Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species.

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Oystercatchers - African Oystercatcher

African Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - American Oystercatcher

American Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - Black Oystercatcher

Black Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - Blackish Oystercatcher

Blackish Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - Canary Island Oystercatcher

Canary Island Oystercatcher

Extinct

 

Chatham Oystercatcher

Chatham Oystercatcher

Endangered

 

Oystercatchers - Eurasian Oystercatcher

Eurasian Oystercatcher

Near Threatened

 

Oystercatchers - Magellanic Oystercatchers

Magellanic Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - Pied Oystercatcher

Pied Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - Sooty OystercatcherSooty Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - South Island Pied Oystercatcher

South Island Pied Oystercatcher

Least Concern

 

Oystercatchers - Variable Oystercatcher

Variable Oystercatcher

Least Concern