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Black Skimmer -- Rynchops niger More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

 

100%

Sight

 

Natural
 

call

establish flock contact

Social context: colony

 

 

Oliver H Hewitt
28 Jun 1982 at 11:00

    Geography
  • United States
    Florida
    Locality
  • 30.0 km S of Placida
    Habitats
  • Marine
  • Marine Shoreline
    Features
  • Beach
  • Sand
No locations found with lat/long
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
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  • SONY TC-D5M
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser ME 88
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (No. of Animals/Sex: 25 adults, male and female. Breeding Status: Territorial Paired. General Climate: Humid. Cover Density: None.) A nesting colony of Black Skimmers had been flooded out by the "no-name" storm. The adults returned to the nesting site, made scoops in the sand, but no eggs were found.

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