South Polar Skua added to the British List

Another seabird from the Southern Hemisphere has been added to the British List, after deliberations that have lasted 35 years. 

The BOU Records Committee has accepted the skua that lingered on the beach at West Bexington, Dorset, for nine days in January–February 1996 as Britain’s first South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki. As the BOURC


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