Found several washed up on beach.
N. phaeopus (shorter bill) vs N. arquata
Female breeding plumage? A male nearby with tired looking breeding plumage, as well as birds with non-breeding plumage. Maybe the end of the season?
Group foraging on ground outside building.
Non-breeding plumage. Around male with tired looking breeding plumage.
Male displaying in front of a side car mirror on a used car lot.
Large urban bat population. Many are roosting in city trees and palms, and sometimes take flight after a disturbance or perhaps an internal bat squabble. In late afternoon, thousands of these bats can be seen in the Bata sky. Some of them are headed out to sea--why? No fruit out there...
Not 100% confident of ID, and I would welcome comments & corrections.
Perched on some sea wreckage.