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2009-06-11 14:15:00

A new report shows that Scotland's seabird numbers plunged by 19 percent between 2000 and 2008.


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2008-12-26 09:38:56

The Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus), is a species of seabird that breeds in the far north of Eurasia and North America. Its nesting habitat is Arctic tundra and islands. It is migratory and winters at sea in the tropical oceans. In North America this bird is known as the Pomarine Jaeger. It is difficult to identify this species as it is similar to the Arctic Skua and it exists in three distinct color morphs or phases. Pomarine Skuas are larger than Common Gulls. They are much...

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2008-12-18 21:50:15

The Long-tailed Skua (Stercorarius longicaudus), is a seabird in the Skua family Stercorariidae. It is found in the high Arctic of Eurasia and North America. Large populations are found in Russia, Alaska and Canada, and other smaller populations are scattered around the rest of the Arctic. It winters in the south Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Many juveniles will hunt for food on golf courses and plowed fields and are usually quite fearless of humans. It is the smallest Skua at 15 inches in...

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