Photo is of a Black Skimmer just settling in on the nest after a fly over from a Great Blue Heron prompted her to stand and take offense. Unfortunately Coyotes ravaged the colony the following week.

Black Skimmer on Nest

Photo is of a Black Skimmer just settling in on the nest after a fly over from a Great Blue Heron prompted her to stand and take offense. Unfortunately Coyotes ravaged the colony the following week.

Black Skimmer nest eggs

Author(s)Kevin T Edwards
Author CompanyKevin's Nature Photos
Date Created2009-06-15
AlbumFauna > Birds
TypePhoto
Dimensions1668 x 1141
Filesize954 kB
Number of Downloads26
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionKevin T Edwards, Kevin's Nature Photos (ian.umces.edu/media-library)