Male Black Skimmer caught during the 2017 Amazon field season. What a pretty boy!! The field crew traveling downriver to our study site near Cocha Salvador in Manu National Park, Peru 2017. We will try to keep this page updated with photos, screen shots, and (hopefully) videos related to our lab’s shenanigans. Kate measuring Black Skimmer chicks in the Amazon 2017. Closer view of skimmer chick 2017. Kate and Read (undergraduate at Cornell University) taking measurements on a captured bird.