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Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua

Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki] (= Stercorarius skua) (Brünnich, MT 1764)




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Stercorariidae
Genus:
   Stercorarius
Scientific:
  Stercorarius skua


Original description

Citation:
  (Brünnich, MT 1764)

Reference:
   Orn. Borealis

Protonym:
  Catharacta Skua

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/57974732


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C9D91666B2F0D51F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C9D91666

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C9D91666


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 660059

Geographic range:

  • Stercorarius skua: Arctic nw Eurasia; ranges to Mediterranean and n S America
  • 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
  • Stercorarius chilensis: Coasts of s Chile and s Argentina; ranges north to tropics
  • Stercorarius maccormicki: Antarctica; ranges to n Atlantic, n Pacific and Indian oceans
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English:
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua
French:
Grand Labbe, L. du Chili ou L. de McCormick


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Skua ( Megalestris skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Northern Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua ( Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki])
Clements 1st edition:
Great Skua ( Catharacta skua) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Catharacta skua [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Catharacta skua [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Catharacta skua [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Suidpoolroofmeeu
Asturian: Cágalu
Bulgarian: Скуа
Breton: Ar sparfell-vor bras
Catalan: Paràsit gros
Catalan (Balears): Paràsit gros
Czech: Chaluha chilská
Welsh: Sgiwen fawr
Danish: Storkjove
German: Skua
Greek: Πειρατής
English: Great Skua, Great, Chilean, South Polar, Southern or Brown Skua, Northern Skua, Skua
Esperanto: granda rabmevo
Spanish: Págalo Grande, Skúa Chilena
Spanish (Argentine): Escúa común
Spanish (Colombia): Págalo Grande
Spanish (Mexico): págalo grande
Spanish (Uruguay): Skúa Chilena
Spanish (Venezuela): Salteador Mayor
Estonian: tšiili änn
Basque: Marikoi handia
Finnish: Isokihu
Faroese: Skúgvur
French: Grand Labbe, Grand Labbe, L. du Chili ou L. de McCormick
Irish: meirleach mara, Meirleach Mór
Gaelic: Fàsgadair Mòr
Galician: Palleira grande
Manx: Maarliagh Marrey
Hebrew: חמסן גדול
Hungarian: Nagy halfarkas
Icelandic: Sæskúmur
Italian: Stercorario maggiore
Japanese (romaji): chiriootouzokukamome
Japanese: チリオオトウゾクカモメ
Cornish: Gwagel
Scientific: Catharacta skua, Megalestris skua, Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki], Stercorarius skua
Luxembourgish: Skua
Lithuanian: Didysis plėšikas
Latvian: Lielā klijkaija
Maori: Hakoakoa
Maltese: Ċiefa Kbira
Dutch: Grote Jager
Norwegian: Sørjo
Polish: wydrzyk wielki
Portuguese: Moleiro-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): Mandrião-chileno
Romansh: muetta gronda
Romanian: Lup de mare atlantic
Russian: Поморник
Northern Sami: Áhpeháskil
Slovak: pomorník skua
Slovenian: antarktična govnačka
Swedish: Storlabb
Turkish: Büyük Korsan Martı
Ukrainian: Поморник великий
Chinese: 中贼鸥, 北贼鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 大賊鷗

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