Skua Species

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UNIDENTIFIED SKUA SPECIES


2019
One distantly from Aust Warth on March 22nd; One from Severn Beach on April 23rd.
 

2016
One seen from Oldbury Power Station on May 11th was most likely Arctic and was subsequently seen at Sharpness, Glos.
 

2013
A distant Skua spp. was seen from Severn Beach on April 7th; One, either Arctic or Pomarine was seen distantly heading upriver from Severn Beach at 10:00 on May 14th.
 

2011
A small Skua species was noted off Severn Beach at 14:00 on September 7th; Six 'small' Skua's were noted distantly from New Passage on September 16th  in flight low down river at 14:35 before gaining height and flying towards the Gwent end of the Second Severn crossing.
 

2009
Two (a light and dark morph) were noted at long range off Severn Beach on May 9th and were either Pomarine or Arctic.
 

2003
One was watched on May 13th off Severn Beach.
 

2001
Three were present on April 5th off Severn Beach.
 

1999
One was reported on April 24th off Severn Beach; One was seen on November 28th off Severn Beach.
 

1998
One was seen on January 3rd off Severn Beach.
 

1996
One was present on November 6th off Severn Beach.
 

1992
One was noted on May 8th off New Passage; One was present on May 14th off New Passage; Two were seen on August 12th off New Passage.
 

1990
One was seen on June 22nd off New Passage; One was present on October 30th off New Passage.
 

1989
One was seen on October 29th off New Passage.
 

1988
One was seen on February 9th off New Passage; One was noted on July 28th off New Passage.
 

1986
One was present on January 19th off Aust Warth.