Birds of Ireland

Oyster Catcher

Oyster Catcher

The Oyster Catcher is resident all year round but numbers increase with summer visitors between April and October. It is confined to coastal areas and although is prefers sandy beaches it can alos be seen in parkland setting along the coast.

Best Sites

Anywhere in Dublin Bay and at the wooden bridge to Bull Island in particular.

Oyster Catcher at Broadmeadows Estuary, Swords, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4X Extender, 1/1250 Sec, F10, ISO 400

Oyster Catcher, Caveā€²s Marsh, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4X Extender, 1/1000 Sec, F9, ISO 400