18 pictures of Black Skimmer birds, also some of large Terns, page 1 of 5

<Image of 3 adult plus 1 juvenile Black Skimmers in flight>
Above: Flight School, one might be tempted to say as these 3 adult Black Skimmers guide
a Juvenile in their middle above the coastal water in SW Florida. Such elegance, such
harmony... In the picture below, from Southern California’s Mission Bay, we get 3 juvenile
Black Skimmers amongst 6 adults. Clearly they had not reached full size yet and colors
of bills and wings were still evolving. One Royal Tern for instructive size comparison.
<6 adult and 3 juvenile Black Skimmers in CA, close to shore>
<A Black Skimmer skimming just above the water>
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