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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Skimmers

Skimmer nesting colony with adults returning from the sea. Often in the morning the adult that has been nest sitting will take off to the sea for a bath and a quick meal before returning to the nest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Long Island, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D4S
Copyright: © Stan Bysshe