Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger

Order: Charadriiformes - Family: Rynchopidae Status: Occasional. Habitat: Ponds
All records since January 2014
Adult
Rayador/Black Skimmer14-7-06 © Roberto Ares
Bill red in the base, the rest black. Short and red legs. Forehead, face and ventral parts white
Rayador/Black Skimmer14-7-06 © Roberto Ares
Black upperparts. Trailing edge white. Dark-centered tail.
Rayador/Black Skimmer14-7-06 © Roberto Ares
White underwing coverts
Rayador/Black Skimmer7-7-06 © Roberto Ares
Resting with bill tucked on its back
Rayador/Black skimmer© Roberto Ares
See Feeding Technique
More photographic records since January 2013