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Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

FI: Meriharakka, SV: Strandskata

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The species is expanding its range from costal areas to inland areas.

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution trend: Expanding

Breeding pairs: 3,000–4,000

Finnish red list category: LC

Degree of breeding evidenceGrids% of grids
Confirmed3789,8 %
Probable1644,2 %
Possible1313,4 %
Total67317,4 %

Comparison to the combined results of 1st and 2nd atlas

kartta lajin levinneisyydestä Suomessa 1 & 2 atlaksen yhdistetyssä aineistossamuutoskartta
Map of distribution in Finland