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Family : Rynchopidae

Belong to Order : Charadriiformes
Common Name : Skimmers

Skimmers are a small family of tropical tern-like birds. They have an elongated lower mandible which they use to feed by flying low over the water surface and skimming the water for small fish. There are 3 species worldwide and 1 species which occurs in India.

Birds under this Family are :

Biological Name :Common English Name :Photos :Submit

Rynchops albicollis

Indian Skimmer


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