Words nearby skua
Origin of skua
Examples from the Web for skua
Three days later, at the call of the season, a skua gull came flapping over the Hut.
Skua gulls were plentiful and washed themselves, with a great flapping of wings, in the shallow waters at the edge of the lakes.
Attached to each rookery was a pair of skua gulls, who swooped down and quickly flew off with any eggs left for a moment untended.
Then all at once a Buffon's skua came overhead, flying low in the squally wind.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)|Arthur Cleveland Bent
The skua besides eats eggs of other birds, especially of eiders and geese.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold