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skuas Sentence Examples

  • The sea-elephant and sea-leopard are characteristic. Penguins of various kinds are abundant; a teal (Querquedula Eatoni) peculiar to Kerguelen and the Crozets is also found in considerable numbers, and petrels, especially the giant petrel (Ossifraga gigantea), skuas, gulls, sheath-bills (Chionis minor), albatross, terns, cormorants and Cape pigeons frequent the island.

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  • The family Laridae is composed of two chief groups, Larinae and Sterninae - the gulls and the terns, though two other subfamilies are frequently counted, the skuas (Stercorariinae), and that formed by the single genus Rhynchops, the skimmers; but there seems no strong reason why the former should not be referred to the Larinae and the latter to the Sterninae.

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  • In addition to the penguins numerous other sea birds nest on the islands, as petrels, albatrosses, terns, skuas and prions.

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  • In addition to the penguins numerous other sea birds nest on the islands, as petrels, albatrosses, terns, skuas and prions.

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  • Further on, the maritime heathland was alive with Arctic Terns, Great and Arctic Skuas, all engaged in dramatic aerial dogfights.

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  • harry Arctic Skuas harried terns offshore, which was a bit of a surprise to me.

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  • harry Arctic Skuas harried terns offshore, which was a bit of a surprise to me.

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  • The visitors included petrels, skuas, cormorants and terns.

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  • rookerythere are Weddell and elephant seals, skuas, giant petrels, Antarctic terns and rookeries of chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins.

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  • rookery 20 islands are home to five seal species, massive penguin rookeries as well as a wealth of seabirds from albatross to skuas.

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  • Other birds to look out for are blue-eyed shags, kelp gulls, cape petrels, skuas, snowy sheathbills and antarctic terns.

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  • The offshore wind did seawatchers no favors, with 50 Manx Shearwaters and 2 Arctic Skuas the only noteworthy sightings off the Bill.

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  • For example, northern breeders including skuas funnel through the English Channel into the North Sea on the way to their breeding grounds.

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  • Although many individual skuas keep the same mate each breeding season, some birds select another mate.

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  • Predation by brown skuas was a major cause of egg and chick loss.

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  • Two Arctic Skuas harried terns offshore, which was a bit of a surprise to me.

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  • The sea-elephant and sea-leopard are characteristic. Penguins of various kinds are abundant; a teal (Querquedula Eatoni) peculiar to Kerguelen and the Crozets is also found in considerable numbers, and petrels, especially the giant petrel (Ossifraga gigantea), skuas, gulls, sheath-bills (Chionis minor), albatross, terns, cormorants and Cape pigeons frequent the island.

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  • The family Laridae is composed of two chief groups, Larinae and Sterninae - the gulls and the terns, though two other subfamilies are frequently counted, the skuas (Stercorariinae), and that formed by the single genus Rhynchops, the skimmers; but there seems no strong reason why the former should not be referred to the Larinae and the latter to the Sterninae.

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  • Here there are Weddell and elephant seals, skuas, giant petrels, Antarctic terns and rookeries of chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins.

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  • These 20 islands are home to five seal species, massive penguin rookeries as well as a wealth of seabirds from albatross to skuas.

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  • Other birds to look out for are blue-eyed shags, kelp gulls, cape petrels, skuas, snowy sheathbills and antarctic terns.

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  • For example, northern breeders including skuas funnel through the English Channel into the North Sea on the way to their breeding grounds.

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  • Although many individual skuas keep the same mate each breeding season, some birds select another mate.

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  • Predation by brown skuas was a major cause of egg and chick loss.

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