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stercorarius parasiticus

  1. Mr & Mrs Arctic skua

    Mr & Mrs Arctic skua

    Pair of Arctic skuas lifting off
  2. Skua

    Skua

    Could this be an Arctic Skua. A very hurried snap as it flew past just metres away-camera at waist level and click.
  3. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  4. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    One from the Summer
  5. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    Photo taken in Scotland during my holiday in 2013.
  6. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    another one from Handa Island
  7. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

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

    Daylight robbery 2

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

    Daylight robbery 1

    Arctic Skua at work mugging the Herring Gulls
  10. 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!
  11. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  12. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  13. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  14. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  15. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    Known as the Parasitic Jaeger in some parts of the world
  16. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    Poor light but a first for me, it was highly entertaining watching this pirate mugging the larger juvenile Herriing Gulls for their fish
  17. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    I'm sorry for the poor quality of these pictures, but I was very new to digital photography, my friend kept borrowing the camera and we both kept trying to get pictures on digital zoom... doesn't work, does it LOL. But I do have the shape and a bit of detail of this guy. On normal zoom, this...
  18. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    Well, I've found an old CD with some pictures that I copied on to it. This one is from the wonderful, beautiful Fair Isle way back in my early days of digiscoping with a Nikon camera and small Kowa scope - 60mm I think with non ED Glass, can't remember the model now. If you have just half a...
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