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Arctic Skua

Arctic Skua

Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus
Borgarnes, Iceland

We discovered a pair of extremely approachable (with caution!) Arctic Skuas on a side road on the west of Iceland. The were quite content to let you crawl up to them, but if you rose and backed away you were in the firing line! You had to get out the same way you got in - prostrate!