Black Skimmer (niger)

Rynchops niger niger

ML3850


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Robert C. Stein
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William W. H. Gunn
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FLAMINGO; EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
Florida, United States
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: Weather: WIND; THIS FLOCK OF 200 OR MORE BIRDS REGULARLY APPEARED ON THE PAVED PARKING LOT AT HIGH TIDE. AS WE GOT CLOSER THE FLOCK WOULD MOVE AWAY FROM US. THE NOISE THEY CREATED--LOW PITCHED SHORT GRUNTS GIVEN IN SERIES--OCCURRED WHEN THE BIRDS FLEW A SHOR Sex: 200 UNKNOWNT DISTANCE AND LANDED ON THE FAR SIDE OF THE FLOCK. Other Behaviors: Depart.

Background Species

Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
crow/raven sp. - Corvus sp.

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
AKG C60
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm/30.5cm (36in/12in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
7 Nov 2000 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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