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Alternative Name: Pomarine Skua
53cm including 8cm tail projection of broad twisted streamers
Dark Adult all dusky-brown body
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Far north of Eurasia and North America. It is a migrant, wintering at sea in the tropical oceans.
It nests on arctic tundra and islands
It lays 2-3 olive-brown eggs in grass lined depressions.
Its diet includes lemmings and other rodents on the breeding grounds.
It will also kill birds up to the size of Common Gull.
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