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arctic skua

  1. Arctic Skua near Fort George

    Arctic Skua near Fort George

    A pair of these birds were chasing and harassing the Sandwich terns for their catch
  2. Arctic skua near a nest

    Arctic skua near a nest

  3. Arctic skua in flight

    Arctic skua in flight

  4. Arctic skua in flight

    Arctic skua in flight

  5. Arctic skua in flight

    Arctic skua in flight

  6. Arctic skua in flight

    Arctic skua in flight

  7. Arctic skuas mating IV

    Arctic skuas mating IV

  8. Arctic skuas mating III

    Arctic skuas mating III

  9. Arctic skuas mating II

    Arctic skuas mating II

  10. Arctic skuas mating

    Arctic skuas mating

  11. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    AKA Parasitic jaeger. This is a 2nd year pelagic bird that is mostly seen far offshore. So I was really lucky to find this one blown to shore by the rough winds. A proper rarity for us in Kenya.
  12. Arctic skua

    Arctic skua

    Arctic skua
  13. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  14. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    One from the Summer
  15. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    another one from Handa Island
  16. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    A pirate on holiday at Sizewell this year
  17. Daylight robbery 2

    Daylight robbery 2

    Sadly, this bird has moved on now, but what a thrill it was to watch it in action!
  18. Daylight robbery 1

    Daylight robbery 1

    Arctic Skua at work mugging the Herring Gulls
  19. Portrait of a Pirate

    Portrait of a Pirate

    This Arctic Skua seems to have taken up residence at Sizewell, It sits on the highest shingle ridge and watches the Gulls feeding near the warm water outlet from the power station When it sees a suitable target it flies off in hot pursuit to steal the catch!
  20. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  21. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  22. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  23. Arctic Skua - Stercorarius parasiticus

    Arctic Skua - Stercorarius parasiticus

    Sizewell Suffolk
  24. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  25. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    Known as the Parasitic Jaeger in some parts of the world