Reproductive response to fluctuating lemming density and climate of the Long-tailed Skua
Stercorarius longicaudus at Zackenberg, Northeast Greenland, 1996-2006.
The link shows up in an unusually long dietary study of great skuas
nesting on the Scottish island of Foula in the western North Sea, says Stephen C.
, large seabirds not given to subtlety, sometimes kill each other during disputes over a mate, reports Robert W.
Sooty and Balearic shearwaters, long-tailed skuas
and more black terns were blown close to Bardsey, where a wryneck remained all week and a Western Bonelli's warbler dropped in on Thursday.
Seabird predation by Great Skuas
: intra-specific competition for food?
Species added to the 2009 red list that were previously on the 2002 green list, of least concern: Arctic skua
is a bird - an aggressive pirate of the seas - and maybe an apt name for the Wirral-based Skua
sea angling team that won this week's North West Association winter league and take over at the top.
THE Great Skua
, the Arctic Tern and the Shetland Kittiwake.
The day before, a Leach's storm petrel had flown past Porthcawl and a great skua
, or "bonxie", had been rescued from Port Talbot beach and brought to the Kenfig Reserve Centre to be cared for.
The missile will replace MBDA%s anti-ship missiles including Sea Skua
and AS15TT and will be able to move at high subsonic speeds.
Rhos Point also recorded a Pomarine Skua
, Short-eared Owl, Black Tern, and a Marsh Harrier that was later at RSPB Conwy, scoffing a pigeon outside the Coffee Shop
More Balearic shearwaters were off Point Lynas and Amlwch, where a long-tailed skua
was also seen.