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 number: ALB1217.13
Artist: Herbert George Ponting
Original dimensions: 114 mm x 166 mm
- Image reference: S2778-012
- © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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