Skuas

Some articles on skuas, skua:

List Of Arizona-SW Birds (Yuma County, Arizona) - Skuas, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
... a family of medium to large seabirds and includes jaegers, skuas, gulls, terns, kittiwakes and skimmers ...
800 Naval Air Squadron - History - Second World War
... German cruiser Königsberg at Bergen on 10 April 1940, 800 Squadron providing five Skuas to the force that sank the Königsberg. 800 Squadron's Skua's claimed six Heinkel He 111 bombers shot down and a further as probably destroyed ... repair at Trondheim, with 800 Squadron losing four Skuas out of six, with the Squadron's Commanding Officer, Captain R.T ...
List Of Birds Of France - Charadriiformes - Family: Stercorariidae - Skuas
... Pomarine Skua - Stercorarius pomarinus - (Labbe pomarin) Arctic Skua - Stercorarius parasiticus - (Labbe parasite) Long-tailed Skua - Stercorarius longicaudus - (Labbe à longue queue) Great Skua ...
Skua - Biology and Habits
... Outside the breeding season, skuas take fish, offal, and carrion ... (up to 3 times heavier than the attacking skua) ... The larger species, such as the Great Skua, also regularly kill and eat adult birds, such as puffins and gulls, and have been recorded as killing birds as large as a Grey Heron ...
South Polar Skua
... The South Polar Skua (Stercorarius maccormicki) is a large seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae ... An older name for the bird is MacCormick’s Skua, after explorer and naval surgeon Robert McCormick, who first collected the type specimen ... This species and the other large southern hemisphere skuas, together with Great Skua, are sometimes placed in a separate genus Catharacta ...