Great-skua Sentence Examples
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.
Figure 2. Wing of a great skua showing the bold white flash of feathers.
Southern Iceland is known for its great skua colony living on the sands.Advertisement