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Great skua


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 ...

Great Skua | Audubon Field Guide


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 | Orkney.com


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 ...

Great Skua - Whatbird.com


Great Skua: Large, heavy-bodied seabird, prominent white patch in primary feathers. Body color ranges from a light bleached to dark brown, all have a ...

Great skua videos, photos and facts - Stercorarius skua | ARKive


Learn more about the Great skua - with amazing Great skua photos and facts on ARKive.

Great Skua - BirdWatch Ireland


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 west ...

Birds of Iceland: Stercorarius skua, Catharacta skua, great skua


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.

Great skua (Stercorarius skua) - Norwegian Polar Institute


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 ...

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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 ...

Birdwatch: Great skua | Environment | The Guardian


Jul 19, 2015 ... Great skuas are impressive birds. With their dark brown plumage and broad wings they look rather like a cross between a buzzard and a gull, ...

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The RSPB: Great skua


The great skua is an aggressive pirate of the seas, deliberately harrassing birds as large as gannets to steal a free meal. It also readily kills and eats smaller ...

Great Skua (Catharacta skua) - BirdLife species factsheet


Justification Although this species may have a small range, it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of ...

Great Skua Status and Trends - JNCC


Great Skua (Stercorarius skua) species account – latest update of status, international importance, population size and trends in breeding abundance, ...