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Great Skua, Stercorarius skua


Status

c11 records of c16 individuals.

A rare autumn passage visitor, the vast majority occurring in the second half of September. Usually associated with stormy weather. The presence of this species usually causes consternation among the local gulls.

Records

Highest count

4, 29th September 1991.

Photos


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