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Great Skua

Stercorarius skua (Brünnich, 1764)

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Species concept HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021)Clements, version 2021Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2)Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018)IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1
Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stercorarius [skua or antarcticus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Stercorarius skua Catharacta skua
Great Skua
Stercorarius skua
Great Skua
Stercorarius skua
Great Skua
Catharacta skua
Great Skua
Stercorarius skua
Great Skua
Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi] Catharacta antarctica
Brown Skua
Stercorarius antarcticus
Brown Skua
Stercorarius antarcticus
Brown Skua
Catharacta antarctica
Brown Skua
Stercorarius antarcticus
Brown Skua
* Stercorarius antarcticus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus Catharacta antarctica antarctica
 
Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus
 
Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus
 
Catharacta antarctica antarctica
 
Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus
 
Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni Catharacta antarctica hamiltoni
 
Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni
 
Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni
 
Catharacta antarctica hamiltoni
 
Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni
 
* Stercorarius lonnbergi Catharacta antarctica lonnbergi
 
Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
 
Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
 
Catharacta antarctica lonnbergi
 
Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
 
Stercorarius lonnbergi (lonnbergi)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Stercorarius lonnbergi (clarkei)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Stercorarius lonnbergi (intercedens)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Stercorarius chilensis Catharacta chilensis
Chilean Skua
Stercorarius chilensis
Chilean Skua
Stercorarius chilensis
Chilean Skua
Catharacta chilensis
Chilean Skua
Stercorarius chilensis
Chilean Skua
* Stercorarius maccormicki Catharacta maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Stercorarius maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Stercorarius maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Catharacta maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Stercorarius maccormicki
South Polar Skua

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