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Feeding activities of black skimmers in Guyana

Colonial Waterbirds

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Abstract

Discrepancies appear in the literature concerning the influence of time of day and tide on feeding activities of Black Skimmers (Rhynchops niger). Observations from Guyana, South America, suggest that skimmers do feed during the day, but are strongly cued to receding tides.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Feeding activities of black skimmers in Guyana
Series title:
Colonial Waterbirds
Volume
13
Issue:
1
Year Published:
1990
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
70-71
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
70
Last page:
71
Number of Pages:
2