skua - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "skua" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

skua / поморник
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skua, jaeger
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a large brownish predatory seabird related to the gulls, pursuing other birds to make them disgorge fish they have caught.
The abundance of gulls, terns, skuas , guillemots and puffins has long been a prime tourist attraction, as well as of global wildlife significance.
We were quite low on food, and our depot was about twelve kilometers away as the skua flies.
We had a week of short walks, drawing, filming and photography with snow petrels and gawky looking skua birds as our neighbours.
One species bucked the general trend: the south polar skua , which hunts mainly penguin chicks and eggs.
The walk would be about seven kilometers as the skua flies from our base camp to the top of Gorgon's Head.
Votier says he's seen a skua catch a bird and hold it underwater to drown it.
A recent study found that a five per cent increase of birds in the skua diet would result in an annual loss of thousands of other seabirds.
Beautiful weather, magnificent scenery and almost tame Arctic skuas make this a memorable excursion.
Similar anomalous patterns have been discovered in the skuas (Stercorariidae).
They concluded that reversed size dimorphism in skuas and jaegers was not attributable to breeding role specialization.
Victims of egg-plundering skuas , which resemble large rapacious gulls, squawk indignantly.