A juvenile black skimmer — too young to have the classic red on its bill — cuts through the water in search of small fish, demonstrating how it got its name. The photographer Sharon Gillian, learned about Mississippi Coast birds from her friend and birding columnist Judy Toups.
A juvenile black skimmer — too young to have the classic red on its bill — cuts through the water in search of small fish, demonstrating how it got its name. The photographer Sharon Gillian, learned about Mississippi Coast birds from her friend and birding columnist Judy Toups. Sharon Milligan Courtesy
A juvenile black skimmer — too young to have the classic red on its bill — cuts through the water in search of small fish, demonstrating how it got its name. The photographer Sharon Gillian, learned about Mississippi Coast birds from her friend and birding columnist Judy Toups. Sharon Milligan Courtesy

Skimming the surface of a fascinating Coast bird

March 26, 2017 12:00 AM

UPDATED March 26, 2017 12:00 AM

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