Great Skua – 1949

Stercorarius skua skua

Mathew quotes Sir Hugh Owen as stating that it “is always to be seen in Goodwick Bay in a good herring season”.  Mathias included it in his list.  One in the collection of H.W.Evans was shot at Trevaccwn in 1894.  There seem to be no recent records.

R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society

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