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Skuas and Jaegers

Klaus Malling Olsen

Skuas and Jaegers

a guide to the skuas and jaegers of the world

by Klaus Malling Olsen

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Published by Pica Press, GMB in The Banks, Mountfield, Sussex, Harleem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catharacta.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementKlaus Malling Olsen and Hans Larsson.
    ContributionsLarsson, Hans, 1976-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.C488 O58 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16812159M
    ISBN 101873403461

    The Stercorariidae known as skuas or jaegers are a group of seabirds in onee genus, Stercorarius.. They nest on the ground in temperate and Arctic regions, and are long-distance migrants. They have even been sighted at the South Pole. Outside the breeding season, skuas take fish, offal, and carrion. The large skuas and the Pomarine Skua or Jaeger have a “long-call”, a series of laughs. This call is used as advertising call or to greet the mate. The “wing-raising-display” accompanies this call. The Arctic Skua or Parasitic Jaeger and the Long-tailed Skua or Jaeger give .

    Skuas (and jaegers) are a fascinating and popular group of seabirds that make up a subfamily of just seven species. They can be divided into two main groups: the larger species of Catharacta skuas which are mainly found in the southern hemisphere (with Great Skua breeding in the north), and the three Stercorarius species (also known as jaegers) which breed in the northern hemisphere. Both. Skuas are a wide-ranging group of seabirds; some are found as far south as the Antarctic and others in the Arctic regions of the world. They are one of the, ISBN Buy the Skuas and Jaegers .

    Arctic skuas, also called parasitic jaegers, have a well-earned reputation as avian pirates, stealing much of their food from other birds. Photograph by Rich Reid, Nat Geo Image Collection Animals. Skuas. Skuas comprise five species of sea birds in the family Stercorariidae, order Charadriiformes. These birds breed on the coastal tundra and barrens of the Arctic and Antarctic, and winter at sea and in coastal waters.. Skuas are gull-like in many respects, with .


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About this book Please note that this is a reprint of the edition without new information. Skuas (and jaegers) are a fascinating and popular group of seabirds that make up a subfamily of just seven species. Skuas and Jaegers are birds having a Gull or Tern-like form and with a hooked bill, the base of which is covered with a scaly shield.

They have webbed feet and are able to swim and dive, but they commonly get their living by preying upon the Gulls and Terns, overtaking them by their superior speed and by their strength and ferocity forcing them to relinquish their food. Skuas (and jaegers) are a fascinating and popular group of seabirds that make up a subfamily of just seven species.

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