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Skimmers

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae - formerly Rynchopidae
Genus: Rynchops

Species on page - 1 species in 1 genera depicted (out of 3 species in 1 genus)

+ Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)

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Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)

True to its name

skimmer

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
June 16, 2011
San Diego
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Mallory Skimmer

florida keys
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Family: Rynchopidae
Mallory Square
Key West, Florida
December 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Skimmers on parade

florida keys
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Family: Rynchopidae
Mallory Square
Key West, Florida
December 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Three skimmers in flight

florida keys
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Family: Rynchopidae
Mallory Square
Key West, Florida
December 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Three skimmers in flight

florida keys
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Family: Rynchopidae
Mallory Square
Key West, Florida
December 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Skimmer

skimmer
Black skimmers (Rynchops niger)
The Pantanal
August 23, 2014
Canon 50D

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Skimmers

skimmer
Black skimmers (Rynchops niger)
The Pantanal
August 23, 2014
Canon 50D

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When skimmers sing

skimmer
Black skimmers (Rynchops niger)
The Pantanal
August 23, 2014
Canon 50D

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