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The Variable Oyster Catcher or Torea-pango (Haematopus unicolor) has forms that can be all black, or have white areas on the ventral surface.

It is a wading species of the family Haematopodidae. It is also endemic to New Zealand. It is a common species and not threatened.

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Keywords:Bird, Haematopus unicolor, New Zealand, Oyster Catcher, Torea, wader