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Great Skua

Posted on Oct 18, 2015

kapumyndGreat Skua (en)
Storkjove (da)
Skúgvur (fo)
Stercorarius skua (Brünnich, 1764) (lat)

Lenght: 50-58 cm.
Status: fairly common migratory laying bird og migratory bird
Occurrence: Mostly March-November
Number of breeding pairs: 400-600 pairs estimated by Sjúrður Hammer 2014
Hunting season: The whole year
Number of eggs: 2 eggs (1)
Lice: See appendiks II
Ringing: 1.827
Recoveries abroad: 2 Greenland, 3 Iceland, 4 UK, 1 Germany, 6 France, 1 Portugal, 2 Morocco

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