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Rynchops niger Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Rynchopidae Family
 40–50 cm. (Wingspan 107–127 cm) Length
Rivers, estuaries, lakes, sandy shoreline and/or beaches, sand bars, spits, lagoons. Range:- Breeds Uruguay, USA, Non-breeding, Central America, South America, Caribbean. Vagrant:- Bermuda, Canada. Habitat
 3-7eggs, incubation by both parents. days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, insects, crustaceans and molluscs[4] caught by touch, by day & especially at night. Food  
3187 - TSN: 554447 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Black Skimmer Alvaro Jaramillo Rio Maipo, V Region Chile song XC60121 

AKA:- Czech: Zoboun americký
Danish: Amerikansk Saksnæb
German: Amerikanischer Scherenschnabel, Schwarzmantel-Scherenschnabel
English: American Skimmer, Black Skimmer
Spanish: Gaviota, Pico de Tijera, Picotijera Americano, Rayador, Rayador Americano, Rayador de Agua, Rayador Negro, Rayadora
Spanish (Argentine): Rayador
Spanish (Bolivia): Rayador
Spanish (Chile): Rayador
Spanish (Colombia): Picotijera Americano
Spanish (Costa Rica): Rayador negro
Spanish (Cuba): Pico de Tijera
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota, Pico de Tijera
Spanish (Honduras): Rayadora
Spanish (Mexico): Rayador Americano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Picotijera Americano
Spanish (Paraguay): Rayador
Spanish (Uruguay): Rayador
Spanish (Venezuela): Pico de Tijera
Estonian: ameerika käärnokk
Finnish: Amerikansaksinokka
French: Bec-en-ciseaux noir
Guarani: Pa'â guasu
Haitian Creole French: Bèk sizo
Italian: Becco a cesoie americano, Becco a forbice americano
Japanese: kurohasamiajisashi
Japanese: クロハサミアジサシ
Latin: Rhynchops niger, Rynchops niger, Rynchops nigra
Dutch: Amerikaanse Schaarbek
Norwegian: Amerikasaksenebb
Polish: brzytwodziób amerykanski, brzytwodziób amerykański
Portuguese: bico-rasteiro, corta-água, corta-mar, paaguaçu, Talha-mar, talha-mar-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): bico-rasteiro, corta-água, corta-mar, paaguaçu, Talha-mar, talha-mar-preto
Russian: Чёрный водорез
Slovak: zobál ciernochrbtý, zobál čiernochrbtý, Zobál' čiernochrbtý, zobáľ čiernochrbtý
Swedish: Amerikansk saxnäbb
Chinese: 黑剪嘴鸥



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