South Polar Skua (Stercorarius maccormicki), dark phase, Antarctic Peninsular
It breeds on Antarctic coasts, usually laying two eggs in November and December. It is a migrant, wintering at sea in the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic Oceans. In the eastern North Atlantic it is replaced by the great skua.
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