Black Skimmer	(Rynchops niger)  This adult was facing the setting sun at Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012. Black Skimmer	(Rynchops niger) Pair  This pair was alone on a wind-swept beach on the chilly evening of May 13, 2014 at Cape May, NJ. Black Skimmer	(Rynchops niger) Skimming  It was skimming at Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012.  It appeared to be on a collision course with the Sanderling in the foreground.  However, they didn't collide, and the skimmer didn't crash on the beach.  It pulled up at the last second and made a graceful landing.
Black Skimmer	(Rynchops niger) Flock Taking Off  This flock was taking off from a beach at Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012. Black Skimmer	(Rynchops niger) Flying  This is a close-up of one of the Black Skimmers in the flock in the previous photo. Black Skimmer	(Rynchops niger) Juvenile  This digiscoping photo of  solitary juvenile  was made at Cape May, NJ on Oct 4, 2007.
Black Skimmer	(Rynchops niger) Adult, Juvenile  This adult (foreground) and juvenile  (background) were facing the setting sun at Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012.