Black Oystercatcher in Oceanside


Kenneth Weaver
 

Just before 10:00 this morning I observed a Black Oystercatcher on the jetty bordering
the south side of the boat channel near Oceanside Harbor.  No white was visible
indicating a possible hybrid.  The bird flushed and flew north to the other side of the
channel.  Something to possibly look for on the Oceanside CBC.

Also present on the jetty were four Surfbirds, a species that has been rather scarce at
this location this fall/winter.  A Common Loon, present for some time, swam inside the
harbor.

Ken Weaver
Fallbrook

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