Rynchops


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Noun1.Rynchops - type genus of the Rynchopidae: skimmersRynchops - type genus of the Rynchopidae: skimmers
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Rynchopidae, Rynchopidae - coextensive with the genus Rynchops: skimmers
skimmer - gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food
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Trivers (1972) argued that most females of monogamous birds provided more parental care than males in rearing chicks, while a study on black skimmer, Rynchops niger, showed that males provided more parental investment than females (Burger, 1981).
Experts say the Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis) may soon become extinct if corrective measures are not taken immediately.
1999), como en los Charadriformes Rynchops niger y Recurvirostra americana (Boettcher et al.
Considering its importance for the maintenance of the populations, there is still much to be investigated, but its relevance is evident as resting areas for birds during displacement, such as Dendrocygna viduata and even Rynchops niger, first recorded in the region.