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Great Skua Stercorarius skua attacking Gannet on route ack to its colony, to make it disgorge fish, behaviour known as Kleptoparasitism (parasitism by theft) Hermaness, Unst, Shetland, June

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Image size: 3556x2371 pixels (11.9"x7.9" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2016-06-04

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Keywords

Wild animal / Bird / Sea bird / Skua / Great skua (Stercorarius skua)

Wild animal / Bird / Sea bird / Booby / Booby (Sulidae sp) / Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus)

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / North Sea

Individual / Nobody

Species / Relation between species / Parasitism / Parasite / Kleptoparasite

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

Europe / European Union / United kingdom / Shetland (Islands) (GB) / Unst Island / Hermaness National Nature Reserve

June

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Enumeration / Pair

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / Natural Reserve

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Europe / European Union / United kingdom / Great Britain / Scotland

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Species / Relation between species / Parasitism

Species / Relation between species / Competition (rivalry inter-specific)

Motion / Locomotion / Fly (to)

Behavior / Attack

Motion / Locomotion / Flap wings

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Tetrapoda / Aves / Pelecaniformes / Sulidae / Morus (Sulidae)

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Tetrapoda / Aves / Charadriiformes / Stercorariidae / Stercorarius

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