The great skua (Stercorarius skua) is a large seabird in the skua family
Stercorariidae. The name skua is believed to originate from the Faroese skúvur
and is the ...
Breeds mainly in Iceland and on islands north of Great Britain; in North America,
very seldom seen from shore, although it may be common far offshore during ...
Great Skua Catharacta skua. Justification Although this species may have a small
range, it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the ...
The great skua is a large dark brown bird. It is larger than the three other skuas
that can be observed in Svalbard. In flight it resembles a large gull with well ...
Great Skua (Stercorarius skua) species account – latest update of status,
international importance, population size and trends in breeding abundance, ...
Great Skua. Stercorarius skua. Meirleach mór. Status: Passage migrant off all
Irish coasts from April to October. A few pairs breed on isolated islands off the
This great pirate of the skies is infamous in Orkney for terrorising anyone who
goes near its nest during the breeding season. Always known in Orkney as the ...
Aug 9, 2009 ... A Great Skua trying to kill a GBB Gull at Lerwick harbour, Shetland. Didn't
succeed. Págalo grande intentando martar un gavión en el puerto de ...
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Stercorarius skua synonym Catharacta skua; Great skua's are known best for
their stealing of prey (fish) from other birds like gulls, puffins, fulmars, terns, etc.