<p>Like cutting silk, this black skimmer looks for something for lunch. <i></i></p> <p><i>(This photo and caption were submitted to <a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/">Your Shot.</a>)</i></p>

Black Skimmer

Like cutting silk, this black skimmer looks for something for lunch.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

Photograph by Mario Goren, Your Shot

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See pictures of waterbirds (including gulls, pelicans, loons, and more) in this birds photo gallery from National Geographic.

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