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Southern or Brown Skua
Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi] (= Stercorarius antarcticus) (Lesson, 1831)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Stercorariidae
Genus:
  Stercorarius

Scientific:
  Stercorarius antarcticus

Citation:
  (Lesson, 1831)

Reference:
  TraitedOrn. livr.8 p.616

Protonym:
  Lestris antarcticus

Avibase ID:
  4D5D2BC3F80BD645

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 660061

Geographic range:

  • Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus: Falkland Is. and se Argentina; winters off se South America
  • Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni: Tristan da Cunha and Gough I.
  • Stercorarius lonnbergi: Antarctic Pen. and circumpolar subantarctic s ocean islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Southern or Brown Skua
Czech:
  chaluha subantarktická
German:
  Subantarktikskua
Danish:
  Sydlig Storkjove
Spanish:
  Págalo subantártico
Finnish:
  etelänkihu
French:
  Labbe antarctique ou L. brun
Italian:
  Stercorario antartico
Japanese:
  minamiootouzokukamome
Japanese:
  ミナミオオトウゾクカモメ
Dutch:
  Subantarctische Grote Jager
Norwegian:
  Sørhavsjo
Polish:
  wydrzyk falklandzki
Portuguese:
  mandrião-antártico
Portuguese (Brazil):
  mandrião-antártico
Russian:
  Антарктический поморник
Slovak:
  pomorník antarktický
Swedish:
  antarktislabb
Chinese:
  棕贼鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Subantarctic Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Subantarctic Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Subantarctic Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Subantarctic Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Subantarctic Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Labbe antarctique ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarctica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarctica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarctica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarctica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarctica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarctica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Antarctic Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Antarctic Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Brown or Southern Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Subantarctic Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Subantarctic Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Brown Skua ( Catharacta antarctica)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Brown Skua ( Stercorarius antarcticus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Stercorarius antarcticus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Stercorarius antarcticus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Stercorarius [skua or antarcticus]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bruinroofmeeu
Catalan: Paràsit subantàrtic
Czech: Chaluha jižní, chaluha subantarktická
Danish: Sydlig Storkjove
German: Antarktis Skua, Subantarktikskua
English: Antarctic Skua, Brown or Southern Skua, Brown Skua, Southern or Brown Skua, Southern Skua, Subantarctic Skua
English (New Zealand): Brown/Southern Skua
English (South Africa): Subantarctic Skua
Spanish: Escúa Antártica, Escúa parda, Escúa polar, Págalo Subantárctico, Págalo Subantártico, Skúa Antártica, Skúa Artártica
Spanish (Argentine): Escúa Antártica, Escúa parda, Escúa polar
Spanish (Chile): Salteador pardo
Spanish (Spain): Págalo Subantártico
Spanish (Uruguay): Escúa Antártica, Skúa Antártica, Skúa Artártica
Estonian: patagoonia änn
Persian: اسکوآی قهوه‌ای, اسکوآی (کاکایی اقیانوسی) قهوه‌ای
Finnish: Etelänkihu
French: Labbe antarctique, Labbe antarctique ou L. brun
Hungarian: barna halfarkas
Italian: Stercorario antartico
Japanese: minamiootouzokukamome
Japanese: ミナミオオトウゾクカモメ
Latin: Catharacta antarctica, Lestris antarcticus, Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi], Stercorarius antarctica, Stercorarius antarcticus
Lithuanian: Antarktinis plėšikas
Latvian: brūnā klijkaija
Malagasy: Sombe, Vorondreky
Maori: Hakoakoa
Malayalam: തവിടൻ സ്കുവ
Dutch: Antarctische Jager, Subantarctische Grote Jager
Norwegian: Sørhavsjo
Polish: wydrzyk brunatny, wydrzyk falklandzki
Portuguese: mandrião-antártico
Portuguese (Brazil): mandriao-antartico, mandrião-antártico
Portuguese (Portugal): Alcaide-castanho
Russian: Антарктический поморник
Sindhi: إ پ آًي )ٽبٽبيي اٷاو ي يًٓ( ٹ اًٌُي
Slovak: Pomorník antarktický
Swedish: Antarktisk labb, Antarktislabb
Turkish: Kahverengi Korsanmartı
Chinese: 大贼鸥, 棕贼鸥, 褐贼鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 棕賊鷗

 

         

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