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Archive for 2007

Migration patterns and population connectivity of the Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger intercedens) in South America: a continental approach

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R. Mariano-Jelicich 
The South American subspecies of Black Skimmer, Rynchops niger intercedens, is an important neotropical bird, widely distributed from Venezuela to the southeastern coast of Argentina. Population information for this subspecies is scarce and restricted to local distribution sites, making their conservation status difficult to determine. In Argentina, anecdotal information on breeding grounds suggest small Read more