August 4th   Leave a comment

August is start of the skua season with arctic skuas hanging around Fife Ness harassing the terns and kittiwakes and great skuas cruising past. There were a couple of arctic skuas reported today and I saw a great skua from Balcomie beach in the evening. Skuas are easy to spot – all dark and a cross between gulls and birds of prey. And if they are chasing something – a black bird chasing a white one – then very obvious.

Great skua

Posted August 4, 2017 by wildcrail in Sightings

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