May 2022 – vol. 115, issue 5, pp 293 On 7th February 2022, I came across an Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus on Holkham Beach, Norfolk, that was feeding on the carcase of a dead seal sp. The bird was actively sticking its head and bill inside the carcase and pulling out lengths and morsels of meat that it was tugging off the seal’s bones. I passed by twice within the space of 30 minutes and the Oystercatcher was undert... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.