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Rhynchops_nigra

Rhynchops nigra

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Proper noun

Rhynchops nigra f

  1. (archaic) A taxonomic species within the family Rynchopidae – the black skimmer, now known as Rynchops nigra; (proscribed) sometimes mistakenly applied to the Indian skimmer, now known as Rhynchops albicollis.