Pomarine Skua

Stercorarius pomarinus – SGIWEN FRECH – Passage migrant. Not recorded in January and March

Pomarine Skua – 2006

Stercorarius pomarinus – SGIWEN FRECH – Passage migrant. Not recorded in January and March Age and morphs Age and/or morph was recorded for most Pomarine Skua sightings. Fewer adults than other ages were recorded. Adults made up 37% of the total in the Strumble Head series between 1982 and 2003. When the highest day totals […]

Pomarine Skua – 1994

Stercorarius pomarinus – SGIWEN FRECH – Passage migrant. Not recorded in January and March Lockley et al. (1949) knew of only four birds having been recorded in Pembrokeshire, having cast doubt on Mathew’s (1894) statement that it “is by far the commonest of the family upon our coasts and a few are to be seen every autumn”. […]

Pomarine Skua – 1894

POMATORHINE SKUA Stercorarius pomatorhinus  This species comes next in size to the Great Skua, and possesses in its adult plumage two elongated central feathers in its tail which broaden towards their tips. It is by far the commonest of the family upon our coasts, and a few are to be seen every autumn, and after heavy gales large flocks are […]