Two individuals flying.

Two individuals flying.
Species: African Skimmer   Rynchops flavirostris
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Wednesday, July 15, 1998
Added to IBC: 10 Oct 2002 - 00:00
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Altitude (m): 
1039 meters


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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1138285. Accessible at

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1138285. Video of African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris at Okavango River, Namibia. Accessible at

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