A Skua Gull with their chick

A detailed photograph of a ground-nesting Skua Gull with their chick in front of them standing on the fine gravel shore.

The print has a typed caption: 'Skua gull and chick. Jan 6th 1911.'

Ponting described them as not'...altogether pleasant neighbours, for they were extremely noisy and of a most quarrelsome disposition...' (page 214).

Object Details

ID: ALB1217.13
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Ponting, Herbert George
Date made: 6 January 1911
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 114 mm x 166 mm
Parts: British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13, covering the period 1910-11 (Photograph album)

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