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South Polar Skua
Stercorarius maccormicki Saunders, H, 1893
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Stercorariidae
Genus:
  Stercorarius

Scientific:
  Stercorarius maccormicki

Citation:
  Saunders, H, 1893

Reference:
  BBOC 3 p.12

Protonym:
  Stercorarius maccormicki

Avibase ID:
  7D1A9D5CCCDC597C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 660062

Geographic range:

  • Stercorarius maccormicki: Antarctica; ranges to n Atlantic, n Pacific and Indian oceans
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  South Polar Skua
Czech:
  chaluha antarktická
German:
  Antarktikskua
Danish:
  Sydpolar-kjove
Spanish:
  Págalo Polar
Finnish:
  etelämantereenkihu
French:
  Labbe de McCormick
Icelandic:
  Sæskúmur
Italian:
  Stercorario di McCormick
Japanese:
  nankyokuootouzokukamome
Japanese:
  ナンキョクオオトウゾクカモメ
Dutch:
  Zuidpooljager
Norwegian:
  Sørjo
Polish:
  wydrzyk antarktyczny
Portuguese:
  Moleiro-antárctico
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Mandrião-do-sul
Russian:
  Южнополярный поморник
Slovak:
  pomorník juhopolárny
Swedish:
  sydpolslabb
Chinese:
  灰贼鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Labbe de McCormick ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Labbe de McCormick ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
Clements 4th edition:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   South-Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki)
James Lee Peters (original):
    Catharacta skua maccormicki [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Catharacta skua maccormicki [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   South Polar Skua ( Catharacta maccormicki) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Stercorarius maccormicki [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Stercorarius maccormicki [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Suidpoolroofmeeu
Catalan: Paràsit austral
Czech: Chaluha antarktická
Danish: Sydpolarkjove, Sydpolar-kjove
German: Antarktik Skua, Antarktikskua, Antarktische Raubmöwe, Antarktische Skua, Südpolarskua, Südpolar-Skua
English: Antarctic Jaeger, Antarctic Skua, McCormick's Jaeger, McCormick's Skua, South Polar Jaeger, South Polar Skua, South-Polar Skua
Spanish: Escúa polar, Págalo Antártico, Págalo del Polo Sur, Págalo Polar, Págalo Sureño, Salteador Polar, Skúa
Spanish (Argentine): Escúa polar
Spanish (Chile): Salteador polar
Spanish (Colombia): Págalo del Polo Sur
Spanish (Costa Rica): Salteador polar
Spanish (Mexico): Págalo Sureño
Spanish (Peru): Salteador del Polo Sur
Spanish (Venezuela): Salteador Polar Antártico
Estonian: antarktika änn
Finnish: Etelämantereenkihu
Faroese: Suðurhavsskúgvur
French: Labbe antarctique, Labbe de MacCormick, Labbe de McCormick, Skua de McCormick, Stercorarius maccormicki
Hebrew: חמסן דרומי, חמסן הקוטב הדרומי
Hungarian: délsarki halfarkas
Indonesian: Burung Skua Kutub, Skua Kutub
Icelandic: Sæskúmur
Italian: Stercorario del Polo Sud, Stercorario di McCormick
Japanese: nankyoku ō tōzoku kamome, nankyokuootouzokukamome, O-tozokukamome, o-tozoku-kamome, Ou-touzoku-kamome
Japanese: オオトウゾクカモメ, ナンキョクォオトウゾクカモメ, ナンキョクオオトウゾクカモメ
Japanese (Kanji): 南極大盗賊鴎
Korean: 큰도둑갈매기
Korean (Transliteration): keun-doduk-galmaegi
Latin: Catharacta maccormicki, Catharacta skua maccormicki, Stercorarius maccormicki
Lithuanian: Antarktinis plėšikas, Makomiko plėšikas, Makormiko plėšikas
Latvian: Antarktikas klijkaija
Malay: Burung Pelangi Antartik
Dutch: Zuidpooljager
Norwegian: Sørjo
Polish: wydrzyk antarktyczny
Pinyin: huī zéi-ōu, mài-shì zéi-ōu, nán-jí zéi-ōu
Portuguese: Gaivota-rapineira-do-sul, mandrião-do-sul, Moleiro de MacCormick, Moleiro-antárctico, Moleiro-polar
Portuguese (Brazil): Mandrião-do-sul
Russian: Южнополярный поморник, Южно-полярный поморник
Slovak: pomorník juhopolárny
Slovenian: antarktična govnačka
Swedish: Sydpolslabb
Turkish: Güney Kutbu Korsanmartısı
Chinese: 灰賊鷗, 灰贼鸥, 麦氏贼鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 灰賊鷗, 麥氏賊鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 南極賊鷗, 灰賊鷗
Chinese (Taiwan): 南极贼鸥, 灰贼鸥

 

         

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