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Range Description: American Oystercatcher - Haematopus palliatus

Summary of the extent of the breeding, wintering, migration and year-round range of this species in the Western Hemisphere, including Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico:

Caribbean - Resident year-round: 16,006 square km; Wintering only: 187,194 square km
Central America - Resident year-round: 719 square km; Wintering only: 42,401 square km
Mexico - Resident year-round: 198,119 square km; Wintering only: 40,242 square km
South America - Resident year-round: 411,688 square km
U.S.A. - Resident year-round: 223,273 square km; Breeding only: 13,950 square km; Wintering only: 80,647 square km

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