Wildlife Tour - Slide 10 of  26
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Photograph: Glasgow Museums
 

The great skua, or bonxie, is a comparatively recent arrival on St Kilda. It first bred on Hirta in 1963. There are now at least 200 breeding pairs, mainly around Gleann Mor and Mullach Mor on Hirta, with a few on Soay and Boreray. 

 

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