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great skua

noun

Definition of great skua

  1. :  a large seabird (Stercorarius skua syn. Catharacta skua) that is related to the jaegers, has dusky plumage and broad rounded wings, breeds chiefly along arctic and antarctic shores, and forages over most cold and temperate seas



Circa 1954

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circa 1954

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