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Black Skimmer

Rynchops niger


Crow sized. Black above, white below; red legs. Bill red with black tip. Lower mandible much longer than upper.


Breeds chiefly on sandbars and beaches; feeds in shallow bays, inlets, and estuaries

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St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2011
Submitted on Aug 25, 2011

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