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Robber Jackdaw

Observed: 26th June 2011 By: geoffEinongeoffEinon’s reputation in BirdsgeoffEinon’s reputation in BirdsgeoffEinon’s reputation in Birds
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Jackdaws are very common on Skomer. In the area of highest puffin numbers (The Wick) a few attempted to rob arriving puffins of their catches. Sometimes they would follow gulls as they harrassed the puffins hoping to pick up discarded sand eels/sprats. Others followed the puffins into their burrows and occasionally emerged with fish. This one harrassed puffins in the air trying to snatch fish from their bills.

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