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McCormick’s Skua - Feet
1. Nestling, right after hatching2. Nestling, two to three weeks old3. Juvenile, around the time of downy feather shedding4. Normal adult5. Piebald morph of adult - Juvenile coloring retained, with adult feathering
National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904: Natural History - Vol II. Zoology. The Order of Trustees of the British Museum, 1907.

McCormick’s Skua - Feet

1. Nestling, right after hatching
2. Nestling, two to three weeks old
3.
Juvenile, around the time of downy feather shedding
4.
Normal adult
5.
Piebald morph of adult - Juvenile coloring retained, with adult feathering

National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904: Natural History - Vol II. Zoology. The Order of Trustees of the British Museum, 1907.