Pomarine Skua

Stercorarius pomarinus


Late autumn passage migrant. Scarce at other times.



BOU Name
Pomarine Jaeger
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Status
EBSIP 
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Pomarine Skua 16 Nov 2019 Naze, The Glen Moore 1 North, distant. Seen earlier at Holland Haven.
Pomarine Skua 15 Nov 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 2 S @ 1000 and 1028, latter bird then sat on sea, former also seen at Holland Haven
Pomarine Skua 28 Sep 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 intermediate phase adult N @ 0814
Pomarine Skua 08 Sep 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 Superb close adult S past the Haven @ 0724. Subsequently seen by Matt Lonsdale off Albany Gardens Clacton
Pomarine Skua 20 Nov 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 very pale headed juv @ 1136 (same bird seen earlier at Holland Haven then assumed sat on sea)
Pomarine Skua 03 Nov 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 lp adult @ 0815, further two skua sp probably this species @ 0817
Pomarine Skua 28 Oct 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 49 45S 4N with occasional birds offshore from late am. Very impressive early passage, multiple groups of up to 4, then as shower swept in close groups of 6,9,2 and 4. All adult or sub-adult, many with decent tails. Also 14 distant skua sp almost certainly this species. Amazing!
Pomarine Skua 28 Oct 2018 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 2 Together up river, one with spoons, this bird may have been a dark phase bird but seen in very poor light
Pomarine Skua 27 Oct 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 @ 0838, further 5 (1,2,2) distant Skuas almost certainly this species
Pomarine Skua 27 Oct 2018 Rat Island, Colne Estuary David Underwood 1 mid river, viewed from boat six feet away, feeding on dead egret taking no notice of me whatsoever.
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