Bonxie sentence example

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  • They are the home of myriads of sea-birds and one of the nesting-places of the bonxie, or great skua (Lestris cataractes), which used to be fostered by the islanders to keep down the eagles, and the eggs of which are still strictly preserved.

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  • The largest species known is the Stercorarius catarrhactes of ornithologists - the "Skooi" or "Bonxie" of the Shetlanders, a bird in size equalling a herring-gull, Larus argentatus.

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  • Here you also find nesting arctic skua and bonxie (great skua ).

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  • Here you also find nesting arctic skua and bonxie (great skua).

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