Bolsa Chica, Orange Co., 7-06. © John  C. Avise.

Black Skimmer

Rynchops niger

Charadriiformes; Rynchopidae

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Martin Co., FL., 1-08. © John  C. Avise.

Juvenile, Santa Barbara, CA., 10-06. © John  C. Avise.

Martin Co., FL., 1-08. © John  C. Avise.

Skimming, Santa Barbara, CA., 10-06. © John  C. Avise.

Bolsa Chica, Orange Co., 7-06. © John  C. Avise.

Bolsa Chica, Orange Co., 7-06. © John  C. Avise.

Bolsa Chica, Orange Co., 7-06. © John  C. Avise.

Flock, Upper Newport Bay, Orange Co., 2-06. © John  C. Avise.