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Black Skimmer

Posted by KAMAL MAHABIR on September 12, 2013 at 3:54 pm
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Flying Fisherman with longer lower mandible showing off his catch.

Observed this visitor to Trinidad & Tobago arriving with a group of terns. He immediately began to skim the waters around Orange Field Mudflats which was at high tide. A few skims later he came up trumps with this fish. Had to keep panning left-right-left to catch up with him! Black Skimmers are usually here during March to October but some stay around.