Definition of Haematopus
1. Noun. Oystercatchers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Charadriiformes, Order Charadriiformes
Member holonyms: Oyster Catcher, Oystercatcher
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haematopus
Literary usage of Haematopus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"Chili. u, v, w. Ad. sk. v. Falkland Islands. . _ Page 114. Haematopus ... (Maynard). x. $ ad. sk. Costa luca. Seebohm Coll. Page 117. Haematopus ..."
2. The Birds of Long Island by Jacob P. Giraud (1844)
"GENUS Haematopus —LINN. OYSTER-CATCHER. [Bill longer :han the head—hard, s'.rong, compressed toward the end; neck moderate ; hody compact ; wings long ..."