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 Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)




Black Skimmer | Rynchops niger photo
Black Skimmer, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Black Skimmer | Rynchops niger photo
Black Skimmer, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

BLACK SKIMMER FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Rynchops
Species:niger
Common Name:Black Skimmer