Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:03 pm (Updated: February 21, 7:04 pm)
A conspiracy of Black Skimmers was spotted - and photographed - last week in Cedar Key. The Black Skimmer is the only bird species in the United States that has a larger lower mandible than upper mandible, according to the National Audobon Society. Black Skimmers breed along Atlantic and Gulf coasts from Massachusetts and Long Island to Florida and Texas and spends winters north to southern California and Virginia; also in Central and South America. Preferred habitats include sandy or gravelly bars and beaches, shallow bays, estuaries and salt marsh pools.
If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!
Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription
If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Cedar Key Beacon, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.
Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.
New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account
If you are new to the award winning Cedar Key Beacon and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.
Create a limited access account. Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.
Cedar Key Beacon | firstname.lastname@example.org | 352-493-4796 624 W. Park Avenue, Chiefland FL 32626 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday