Friday 24 June 2016

Talk on the Arctic skua, July 3rd. at 15:00

The arctic skua, aka the Parastic jaeger, is a bird that dominates Slettnes Nature Reserve these days. The area is home to the country's largest breeding population. It is highly aggressive by the nest,  and most people prefer to keep a certain distance between themselves and the elegant dive bomber.
Researchers from IMARES (Institute for Marine Research and Ecosystem Studies) from Wageningen University, The Netherlands, has followed birdlife at Slettnes closely for years. Sunday July the 3rd, Hans Schekkerman will give a talk on their research and its' results, including this season's findings. Welcome!