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Haematopus bachmani

Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani

Hiigi{ ala}um achidan saa aku{ udang uku}aza{. Sam huzuu qaxchikdaa aku{, hiiyukaa uluudana{ liidaku{. Kitakix uluudam a}a{taa angali{taza{.

Hiigis hagumatakus chatis ama tan}is kugan uku}azakus, an}a}ina{ ukul agudix txidix tunuqalizas. Tunugudix hmigala}na{ liida{ agu{tal tunuzas. An}a}inas agiitingis hiigis qa}a{taza}ulas, aa}an qagmanginaa{s txidix a}utal agungis, agiichigaan tunukuchal hagumahligungis hamakus qagmangis kalulganaa}inangis iganihli{ mazas mal.

Slum huzuu udang azas. Qanikinga agaluu}ii saahmla}izakus, tan}is kugan chalam qagnangis asxuunulax suluxa}im qagnangis ilagaan isxangis agu}izas. Hiigis qankus saahmla{tazas, saahmlangis chid}aayum angalidigaa angali{takus qaxchikda{ tu{ila{taasazas. Qanikinga malgal aguun, agiichigaan taya}us ayuxtal saahmlangis qiguzangis. Hiigim saahmlaa kuuricham saahmlaa aaka{ aagiza{. Mal qanikinga aslaan qigulgal aqadagungis una{tal qalgazas.

Black Oystercatcher - Haematopus bachmani

The black oyster catcher is a shore bird, and it is often seen around here. The black oyster catcher is a black bird with an orange bill and faded orange feet.

The black oyster catchers are seen on reefs and on islets. Whenever they see a person, they start crying. Their cry sounds like a high pitched whistling sound. That is why some hunters do not like the black oyster catchers. Whenever the hunters go hunting for geese, the black oyster catchers cry when they see the hunters sneaking up towards the geese and thereby startle the geese into flight.

The black oyster catchers are present all year round. They lay eggs in the late spring. The nest is usually made on an island. The nest is made up of a pebble-lined hollow on the rocks or on the gravel. The black oyster catcher usually has three olive colored eggs with black spots on them. During spring, the men sometimes go out in boats and gather the black oyster catchers' eggs. The black oyster catcher eggs are about the size of a hen's egg. So they are gathered and eaten during the spring.

Qigu{ - Gavia immer
Common Loon
Qaqa}i{ - Gavia stellata
Red-throated Loon
Aagayuu}i{ - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pelagic Cormorant
Ingatu{ - Phalacrocorax urile
Red-faced Cormorant
Qukin}i{ - Olor columbianus
Whistling Swan
Qagmangi{ - Philacte canagica
Emperor Goose
Aa}i{ - Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Amtatu{ - Anas acuta
Pintail
Qii{chiida{ - Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal
Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis
Lesser Scaup
Saaku{ - Somateria spectabilis
King Eider
Kasami{ - Somateria mollissima
Common Eider
Tamgaalu{ - Melanitta deglandi
White-winged Scoter
Qugaangi{ - Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Hanim Kamgituu - Bucephala clangula
Common Goldeneye
Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola
Bufflehead
Aanglaa}i{ - Clangula hyemalis
Oldsquaw
Kaaxadgi{ - Histrionicus histrionicus
Harlequin Duck
A}laaya{ - Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Ti}la{ - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald Eagle
A}diikas - Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani
Black Oystercatcher
Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis
Rock Sandpiper
Sluka{ - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-wing Gull
Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ulungt{a{ - Uria aalge
Common Murre
Siihmlu{ - Cepphus columba
Pigeon Guillemot
Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiguus
Ancient Murrelet
Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata
Horned Puffin
Uxchu{ - Lunta cirrhata
Tufted Puffin
Tutuutu{ - Nyctea scandiaca
Snowy Owl
Qanglaa}i{ - Corvus corax
Common Raven
Maadugaa{ - Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Bunting
Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia
Song Sparrow
Chilu{ - Calcarius lapponicus
Alaska Longspur
Qatxaya{ - Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

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