American Oystercatcher Working Group

Conservation Status of Oystercatchers around the World (IWS, Vol. 20):


Literature Reviews:


  • Nol, E., B. Truitt, D. Allen, B. Winn and T. Murphy. 2000. Size of the American oystercatcher population in the United States: Results of the 1999 survey for wintering American oystercatchers: Georgia to Virginia. Unpublished report.
  • U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan Partnership. 2016. U.S. Shorebirds of Conservation Concern─ 2016. <>
  • Wilke, A. L. and B. D. Watts. 2004. American Oystercatcher Productivity Monitoring, Breeding Survey and Banding in Virginia 2004 report. Center for Conservation Biology Technical Report Series. CCBTR-04-09. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 26pp.