Skua Gull

by John Gould, 1840

by John Gould, 1840

“A skua gull appeared. He settled down on our refuse pit—entrails of seals, etc—and gorged himself to his hearts content—lucky gull.”

— Alexander Macklin

[image: Skua Gull by John Gould, 1840]

About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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