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Skimmers are members of the Family Laridae and are related to Terns, Gulls, and Kittiwakes.

Information covers classification, appearance, size, mating, nesting, parenting, diet, foraging behavior, social groups, distribution, habitat, threats, status, and conservation.
  • African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris)

    Contains classification, status, description, range and habitat, threats, conservation, photographs, videos, glossary, and related species. From

  • Animal Diversity: Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)

    Offers photographs, locations, types of habitat, physical features, life cycle, social and feeding behaviors, communication, diet, predation, ecosystem roles, and conservation.

  • Indian Skimmer (Rynchops albicollis)

    Provides size, appearance, threats, status, conservation, distribution, preferred habitats, social behavior, hunting, breeding season, and pictures.

  • Skimmers (Rynchopidae)

    Looks at different species' locations, nesting, feeding, appearance, and populations. Includes photographs and personal observations.

  • USGS: Black Skimmer (Rhynchops niger)

    Reviews physical characteristics, breeding, diet, population map, song with audio clip, and taxonomy. Includes pictures.

  • What Bird: Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)

    Explains appearance, range and habitat, sounds, interesting facts, identification, behavior, and variations. Offers illustration, distribution map, and related birds.

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