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 Indian Skimmer

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  Alterate name
Rynchops albicollis  Scientific name 
Ciconiiformes Order
Laridae Family   
40 cm               Length
Wetlands, rivers inland waterways Habitat
3-5 in colonies usualy on Islands in rivers. Clutch
Fish, crustaceans and insects. Food
Note longer bottom bill.
Flies with bottom bill in water. Snapping shut when it hits food. Habits
3189  World Number

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