skimmer protected image

Skimmer

Photographer: Aaron Cress
Location: Orcacoke, NC
Date: June, 2011

This skimmer is protected in the Springer’s Nature Preserve located on Orcacoke Island. This bird is fishing by skimming the water in a small inlet on the sound side of the island. It flys in low and skim for a good 20ft before lifting back and circling in again.

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