African Skimmers on the shore

African Skimmers on the shore
Species: African Skimmer   Rynchops flavirostris
Author: Phil Gregory
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Added to IBC: 30 May 2018 - 14:50
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Altitude (m): 
931 meters
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The largest flock I've ever seen with over 300 in total here today, with White-winged Black and Gull-billed terns

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Phil Gregory, IBC1496261. Accessible at

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Phil Gregory, IBC1496261. Video of African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris at Kazinga Channel, Uganda. Accessible at

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