Adult Pomarine Skua
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Characteristics
Colouring Brown upper, black cap, white neck and lower
Voice Usually silent
Feeds on Lemmings, seabird, fish and offal
Flight Strong and direct, smooth wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Adult Pomarine Skua
Adult Pomarine Skua
Also Known As ..
Pomarine Jaeger
Page Last Updated 20/04/2017 03:25:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Stercorariidae
Species Stercorarius pomarinus
Category Skuas
StdName Pomarine Skua
Vital Statistics
Length 46 to 51 cms
Weight 550 to 900 gms
Wingspan 113 to 125 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Pomarine Skua (Species=Stercorarius pomarinus / Standard Name=Pomarine Skua)