All About Birds: Black Skimmer
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger). In The Birds of North America, No. 108 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds.). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences;

Black Skimmer – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Black Skimmer, Rynchops niger, is a tern-like seabird, one of three very similar birds species in the skimmer family. It breeds in North and South America. Northern populations winter in the warmer waters of the Caribbean and the tropical and subtropical Pacific coasts, but the South American races make only shorter movements in response to annual floods which extend their feeding areas in the river shallows.

Florida Nature: Rynchops niger – Black Skimmer
Rynchops niger – Black Skimmer … gulls and shore birds) Family: Laridae (gulls, terns) Genus: Rynchops; Species: Rynchops niger; Common Names: Black Skimmer

Wild Texas: Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Texas wildlife identification and viewing guide: Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) … Unlike all other North American bird species, the lower portion of the skimmer’s knife-like beak …

CalPhotos: Rynchops niger; Black Skimmer
CalPhotos Rynchops niger; Black Skimmer (detail page)

ADW: Rynchops niger: Information
In addition, like many birds, black skimmers are susceptible to environmental … Black skimmer (Rynchops niger). Accessed October 11, 2006 at http://www …

Black Skimmer –
Black Skimmer: Odd-looking, tern-like bird with black upperparts and white underparts. … Rynchops niger

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) photos and information in North Carolina and North America … Rynchops niger) Locally common along the eastern US coast and the southern California …

Skimmer – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They are the only birds known to have slit-shaped pupils. [1] They are tropical … Linnaeus’s original spelling. [edit] References ^ On the Slit Pupil of the Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)

ITIS Standard Report Page: Rynchops niger
Banks : Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. – B.R.D. – P.W.R.C. Reference for: Rynchops niger … the full dataset : Reference for: Rynchops niger, Black Skimmer

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