0877 - Dorian Bay: a brown Skua
Antarctica, Wiencke Island, Dorian Bay: a brown Skua also known as the Antarctic skua, subantarctic skua, southern great skua or southern skua. They steal the penguin eggs and sometimes also the young penguin chicks. They also clean up dead penguins.
Stercorarius antarcticus (Lat.), subantarctische grote jager (NL), Labbe antarctique (FR).
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