July 6, 2016

Black Skimmer Skimming

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July 6, 2016
Black Skimmer Skimming

Species: Rynchops niger, Black Skimmer | Location: St. Marks NWR - Florida, United States

There were several black skimmers flying around skimming the lighthouse pond at St. Marks NWR in Northwest Florida.

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About The Photographer

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Richard Higgins has been a professional nature photographer for over 20 years. Living in Northwest Florida, he travels regularly around the country for stock and on assignment. Mr. Higgins has had his images have been featured in numerous books, magazines, newspapers and has published articles worldwide. He was honored by SINWP who awarded him Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016.

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